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Press Release – EdVoice Responds to New State Commission Report on Teacher Shortage

The new report officially confirms the shortage is real and growing, and comes as EdVoice announces a coalition of 10 school and student advocacy organizations now in support of Senate Bill (SB) 807, a proposed solution to the state’s teacher shortage.

Press Release – New CA Poll Finds Strong Support for “Invest in Teachers” Act

By a more than 3 to 1 margin, a new statewide public opinion survey of California voters released today finds strong support for the Invest in Teachers Act, also known as Senate Bill 807, the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017.

NBC Bay Area – Bill Aims to Tackle California’s Teacher Shortage

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 – Bill Aims to Tackle California’s Teacher Shortage

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.

Cal Coast News – Bill calls for eliminating state income tax for California teachers

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.

CBS Bay Area – California Considers Exempting Teachers From State Income Tax

CBS Bay Area reports how, In an effort to attract more people to teaching and keep educators in the profession, a California State Senate proposal would make teachers exempt from the state income tax.