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ERIC Number: ED504155
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 20
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
California's Teaching Force: Key Issues and Trends, 2008
Plattner, Andy
Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning
For each of the past 10 years, the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning has issued a report on the status of California's teaching force based on research conducted by SRI International. The Center provides practical information to help policymakers and education leaders understand the challenges they face is provided. Context, clarity and solid data about the teaching profession is offered. This is a brief summary of a more detailed research report for 2008. As you will see in this year's report, the numbers of underprepared teachers has continued its decline over the past several years, although the concentration of underprepared and inexperienced teachers remains highest in schools that serve the children whose families have the least. This summary includes a a set of recommendations that will strengthen the capacity of California's teaching workforce to help all students meet the high standards the state has set for them. Six fact sheets are included. [This report was produced by The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning in consultation with their co-sponsors: California State University; University of California, Office of the President; and WestEd. For the full report, see ED503837.]
Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning. 133 Mission Street Suite 220, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Tel: 831-427-3628; Fax: 831-427-1612; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; James Irvine Foundation; Stuart Foundation
Authoring Institution: Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning; SRI International
Identifiers - Location: California