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How CA school districts are recruiting more teachers

by Take Two®

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Women at Cal State Fullerton attend a recruiting event. The state is facing a shortage of teachers, in part due to declining enrollment in teacher prep programs. Mary Plummer/KPCC

There's a teacher shortage in California.

Fewer young people are entering the profession and more are teachers retiring. That's left school districts across the state feeling the pinch.

Still, some of the state's largest school districts— including L.A. Unified, San Diego Unified, and Long Beach Unified— have managed to fill all their teaching positions this year.

That's according to a new survey out from the education information website EdSource.

Joining Take Two to discuss:

  • Louis Freedberg, Executive Director of EdSource
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