California’s teacher shortage is nearing crisis as aftershocks from the recession begin to take hold. Several factors make up reasons for the teacher shortage. Recession layoffs, inter-state competition, and high housing costs, particularly in San Francisco. Other reasons for the shortage and plans to improve the situation are explained and rationalized in this segment.
Tags: Ashli Duncan, San Francisco, Bessie Carmichael Elementary School, Bessie Carmichael, teacher shortage, shortage, education, recession, layoff, Linda Darling-Hammond, Darling Hammond, Brittany Yavrom, Encina Preparatory High School, San Juan Unified School District, SJUSD, Julie Garrett, retirement, Richard Carranza, San Francisco Unified School District, SFUSD, Dr. Pia Wong, Pia Wong, California State University, California State University Sacramento, Sacramento, Northridge Elementary School, Stanford University, 101, Episode 101, Episode101