The Status of the Teaching Profession 2001 (Summary)

Produced by The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning at WestEd

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This summary report, produced by the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning at WestEd, reviews research that examines and analyzes California’s teaching profession.

The report addresses the issue of ensuring that every California student has a qualified and competent teacher and includes chapters on the supply of and demand for teachers, the teacher preparation system, and teacher recruitment.

The full report addresses the issue of building and maintaining the strengths of the current teacher workforce, and contains chapters on induction and professional development.

Each chapter in the full report is preceded by a short synopsis of the key findings presented and ends with key recommendations.

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