My Mother Lode Online summarizes that, in an effort to attract and retain additional educators, a proposed bill paves the way for teachers to have their income tax exempt after five years on the job; citing research stating that 30% of teachers leave the workforce in the first five years and enrollment in teacher preparation programs has declined by 76% over the past decade.
NBC Los Angeles highlights Senate Bill 807, which is being called the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017, would exempt teachers from paying state taxes after five years in the classroom, in order to maintain teachers within the state.
NBC Los Angeles highlight Senate Bill 807, which is being called the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017, would exempt teachers from paying state taxes after five years in the classroom, in order to maintain teacers within the state.
Fox 40 Sacramento details how the Invest in Teachers Act would help to mitigate 43 current teacher vacancies in the Sac City Unified School district by exempting veteran teachers in California from paying income tax.
Cal Coast News Online reports that, in response to a statewide teacher shortage, a pair of California senators have introduced a bill that would exempt educators from paying state income tax after five years on the job.
The Concord Register Highlights how California could become the first state in the U.S. to eliminate income tax for teachers as a way to attract and retain more people in the education profession; the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act as a remedy for California’s teacher shortage crisis.