Special education teacher Paolo Legaspi, left, escorts student Linnette Her, 17, into class at Luther Burbank High School. Legaspi is on a temporary visa to work in the U.S. as a special education teacher. The district says there aren’t enough local teachers, so it recruits abroad.
Special education teacher Paolo Legaspi, left, escorts student Linnette Her, 17, into class at Luther Burbank High School. Legaspi is on a temporary visa to work in the U.S. as a special education teacher. The district says there aren’t enough local teachers, so it recruits abroad. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Special education teacher Paolo Legaspi, left, escorts student Linnette Her, 17, into class at Luther Burbank High School. Legaspi is on a temporary visa to work in the U.S. as a special education teacher. The district says there aren’t enough local teachers, so it recruits abroad. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

Sacramento district can’t find enough teachers, so it turns to Philippines for help

July 16, 2017 07:00 AM

UPDATED July 17, 2017 11:01 AM

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