training http://kvpr.org en New Report Guides California Teacher Recruitment, Evaluation http://kvpr.org/post/new-report-guides-california-teacher-recruitment-evaluation <p>A new report calls for major improvements in the way California teachers are recruited, trained, and evaluated. It’s a result of the state’s 48-member Task Force on Educator Excellence.</p><p>Education officials say the 90-page report is the first comprehensive look in a generation at how to recruit the best teachers, develop their work and provide useful feedback.</p><p>Linda Darling-Hammond co-chaired the task force. She says despite both local and state budget cuts, there are changes that can be made now.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:16:12 +0000 Amy Quinton 3735 at http://kvpr.org Valley Professionals Struggle to Find Work http://kvpr.org/post/valley-professionals-struggle-find-work <p>Among the groups hit the hardest in the economic downturn are business professionals. From April 2010 to April 2011 the business and professional sectors in Fresno County lost 1,800 jobs. Host Juanita Stevenson reports on how some Valley professionals are looking to re-enter the workforce and having success finding work.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 01:30:31 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 783 at http://kvpr.org