California Statewide Data System

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To investigate critical issues in the credential to classroom pipeline, CTERIN-CRESST combined several years of data from multiple state and national sources (CTC2, CDE3 and NCES4), to create the most comprehensive teacher-level statewide system to date. With these data, researchers are investigating questions that examine relationships between teacher demographics, student demographics, preparation pathways, teacher attrition/retention, and the characteristics of schools where new teachers teach.

Policy Briefings

Diversifying California's Teaching Force: How Teachers Enter the Classroom, Who They Serve, and If They Stay

CTERIN-CRESST researchers, working with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) and the California Department of Education (CDE), explore statewide trends in California's teacher workforce. The briefing from September 8, 2021 was guided by questions that support efforts to recruit, prepare, and retain more teachers of color for California. The briefing reports implications were for the use of emergency and waiver permits. Read the Policy Brief here

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Research Briefs 

Building a Teacher Data System in California

This brief focuses on issues involved with creating a unified data system for California’s teacher education system, from preparation to classroom. Read the Research Brief here