EdSource notes that Governor Brown’s budget proposal includes funding for teacher recruitment, but nothing for training or retention.
Bakersfeild Now Online analyzes how California public school teachers will see more of their paycheck if Senate Bill 807 passes. They state that, if this measure is approved, California would become the first state in the nation that excludes teaching income from state income taxes.
La publicación de LA School Report explica cómo, para evitar que los maestros sean eliminados a través de las líneas estatales y contrarrestar una grave escasez de maestros, por primera vez los legisladores en California están considerando una propuesta para exentar a los maestros del pago de impuestos estatales por la siguiente década.
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.
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.