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State Considers Tighter Limits on Uncredentialed Teachers

December 7, 2012 | 10:06 am

State Considers Tighter Limits on Uncredentialed Teachers

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by Joanna Lin, California Watch Under proposals the state’s¬†teacher credentialing agency is set to consider today, school districts would need to show on a case-by-case basis that no fully credentialed teachers are available before they resort to less-qualified educators, and under-prepared teachers could serve a maximum of three years instead of five. The Commission on […]

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State Reported Inflated Rate of Teachers Lacking Credentials

September 28, 2012 | 10:07 am

State Reported Inflated Rate of Teachers Lacking Credentials

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by Joanna Lin, California Watch The rate was startling:¬†Nearly six in 10 teachers at California’s lowest-performing schools were not properly credentialed for the classes they led. It’s a rate California has worked to shrink for the past six years. It’s also a rate that was wrong. The percentage of teachers and other certificated staff lacking […]

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