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Teaching in California | A look at some of the issues impacting California's teaching industry

The California School Boards Association says the state needs roughly 100,000 teachers, but here are some of the issues impacting getting them into the classroom.

Alex Bell

AP

Published: 4:33 PM PDT September 15, 2022
Updated: 4:33 PM PDT September 15, 2022

In California, roughly 100,000 teachers are needed to fill classrooms according to the California School Boards Association.

A few topics of discussion — aside from teacher pay — are how the landscape of teaching has changed post the COVID-19 pandemic, how classrooms have become political sources of tension, what is being done to recruit new teachers, and how diversity plays a role in the classroom.

ABC10 spent some time talking to educators, experts, and those close to the teaching industry to find answers, talk about solutions and give an account of what is going on in the classroom.

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