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Teacher Shortage, Solutions Subject of Education Committee Meeting

The shortage of teachers in California was the focus of a panel discussion at the recent meeting of the California Chamber of Commerce Education...

CalChamber-Backed Bills to Address Teacher Shortage Move

Two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that will help California public schools recruit and retain quality teachers passed out of their respective policy committees...

Job Creator Workforce Development Bill Moves to Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported education bill aiming to increase the pool of skilled workers has passed the Assembly with unanimous support. AB 669 (Berman;...

CalChamber Board Backs Education Facilities Bond

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support the Kindergarten through Community College Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2016,...

State High Court Leaves Intact Decision Reversing Landmark Teacher Tenure Ruling

The California Supreme Court this week declined to review a decision by the Second District Court of Appeals overturning a landmark lower court ruling...

CalChamber-Supported Workforce Development Bill to Become Law

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will help increase California’s skilled workforce by authorizing a competitive grant program was signed by Governor Edmund...

CalChamber-Endorsed Plan to Close Workforce Gap Gets Unanimous Approval

The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges this week unanimously approved recommendations of a special task force on how to strengthen workforce...

Appeals Court Reverses Landmark Decision on State Teacher Tenure, Dismissal Laws

The California Second District Court of Appeals has overturned a landmark lower court ruling that had challenged teacher tenure and dismissal laws. On April 14,...

Legislature Sends Workforce Development Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that would help increase California’s skilled workforce by authorizing a competitive grant program has passed the Legislature and...

Job Creator Bill Passes Assembly Education Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported education bill aiming to increase the pool of skilled workers unanimously passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee this week. AB...

Governor Names CalChamber President to Post-Secondary Council

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the formation of an 11-member Council for Post-Secondary Education that will serve as an “independent consultative resource to...

Governor Dims Reopening, Issues Guidance for Schools

In response to COVID-19 flareups in multiple counties, Governor Gavin Newsom last week ordered all counties to close indoor operations of certain sectors as...

Career Programs Help Workers Gain Skills

There is a troubling chasm in the world of work today and it threatens U.S. prosperity and hopes of strengthening the middle class. Millions of...

CalChamber Joins U.S. Effort to Expand Work Experience Opportunities for Youth

The California Chamber of Commerce and the Linked Learning Alliance are partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) to expand opportunities for...

Higher Education Officials Outline Plans to Increase Degree Recipients

Dr. Timothy P. White, chancellor of The California State University (CSU), and Dr. Brice Harris, chancellor of the California Community Colleges, present an overview...