Study: Only 17% Of California Homes Affordable On Average Teacher’s SalaryLess than 20 percent of California homes are affordable to teachers earning an average salary, and none of those homes are in Silicon Valley, according to a new analysis.
California Supreme Court Upholds Teacher Tenure LawIn a victory for teacher unions, the California Supreme Court has decided to let the state's teacher tenure law stand.
Teacher Shortage Has Bay Area School Districts Vying For Top TalentBay Area school districts are battling for teachers and some school districts are going to great lengths to attract top talent.
California Teachers: Campaign Causing Negative Impact In K-12 ClassroomsMore than six months before the presidential election, teachers from California and across the country are saying the campaign is having a negative effect on children and classrooms, particularly among minority students.
Fresno-Area School District Letting Teachers Carry Guns On CampusA school district near Fresno has reportedly allowed several high school teachers to carry guns on campus.
Eviction Protection For Teachers, Caregivers Gets Thumbs Up From San Francisco Board Of SupervisorsLegislation that would give San Francisco school employees, child caregivers and families new eviction protections during the school year received unanimous support from a Board of Supervisors committee Monday.
Oakland Unified Scrambles To Hire Dozens Of Teachers Before School Year BeginsChildren will be filling the halls of Oakland schools next week, but will there be teachers to greet them? A shortage of teachers has administrators scrambling to fill dozens of positions in the next few days.
Professor Says New Graduates Should Balance Work With Hands-On ActivitiesSoma Mei Sheng Frazier is an award-winning author, professor and chair of the English and Humanities Department at Bay Area-based Cogswell College.
San Francisco Education Majors Have A Chance To Make A DifferenceEven with assistance from local non-profits, like Teach for America, the city needs more educators at every level, particularly K-12.
San Francisco Catholic School Teachers Protest Revised Morality Clauses Offered By ArchbishopTeachers from four high schools operated by the archdiocese rallied Wednesday afternoon in front of the chancery office, calling for a rejection of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone's latest revision of the teacher handbook.
Oakland Teachers Getting 8-Percent Raise By 2016 Under New AgreementOakland school teachers will receive a salary increase of at least 8 percent by next January under the terms of a tentative agreement with the school district that was reached just before midnight, the head of the teachers’ union said Thursday.
More Interns May Take Over SF Classrooms Due To Critical Teacher ShortageSuperintendent Richard Carranza asked the school board permission to hire more uncredentialed teachers from Teach for America, a non-profit that puts college grads in classrooms across the country.