A new report said California needs to pay an additional $4.5 billion a year to shore up its financially shaky teacher retirement fund.
The study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.
More Bay Area high school students are graduating than ever before. But many of them are doing so by taking classes by computer to make up courses they failed in the classroom. Critics contend those students are graduating but they’re not really learning.
The Field Poll released Tuesday found that 61 percent of California voters think it is more important to control firearms than to protect the rights of gun owners. It’s the biggest margin of support since Field began asking the question in 1999.
At schools across the Bay Area and around the country, counselors are being made available for students in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
In a state that’s plagued with ongoing public education cuts, teachers in the Berkeley Unified School District will get a welcome one-time bonus, according to the Berkeley Board of Education announced.