Capitol Alert

February 2, 2016 2:36 PM

Bills aim to fix California teacher shortage

School districts struggling to fill empty positions as enrollment falls in credential programs

Legislation would provide loan forgiveness and mentoring for new teachers

Lawmakers hope to create financial incentive for what can be low-paying profession

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