Understanding teacher shortages in California

California is experiencing a teacher shortage that is affecting more than 80 percent of its school districts, according to the Learning Policy Institute, a Palo Alto-based education research organization. The result is a dramatic increase in the number of individuals hired without the proper preparation to teach.

To better understand how the teacher shortage is impacting schools, the Learning Policy Institute has launched an interactive map that allows readers to click on a school district or county to learn more about the qualifications and demographics of the teachers at these schools.

Click here for the full report and interactive map…