The following articles can be found on under the Commentaries section:

What California can do to address teacher shortages by Linda Darling-Hammond and Patrick Shields (Feb. 23, 2016)

Teacher Residencies: A long term strategy to solve California teacher shortages by Linda Darling-Hammond and Steve Barr (May 18, 2016)

What California school districts can do to address teacher shortages by Roberta Furger and David Robertson (March 3, 2016)

Alternative pathways essential to attract more teachers to the profession by Shia Smith (Dec. 3, 2015)

Other resources include:

Strengthening and Diversifying the Teacher Recruitment Pipeline: Current Efforts (Report prepared by the Center for Teacher Quality for the National Education Association)

America’s Leaky Pipeline for Teachers of Color: Getting More Teachers of Color into the Classroom by Farah Z. Ahmad and Ulrich Boser (May 2014)

Teacher Diversity Revisited: Implications for Teachers and Students of Color

The Absence of Teachers of Color Isn’t Just a Problem for Non-White Students: It’s a Problem for All Students by Lily Eskelsen Garcia (NEA president)

Solving the Nation’s Teacher Shortage: How online learning can fix the broken teacher labor market by Mallory Dwinal (March 2015)

California Teacher Shortage Fact Sheet (January 2016)

The following California Educator article on includes Erma Jean Sims’ interview: 

Teaching Once Again Viewed as a Viable Profession by Sherry Posnick-Goodwin (November 2014)