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Taxpayers could pay to attract teachers. But is California really running out of them?

Multiple California lawmakers think the state has a teacher shortage and are carrying measures like Assembly Bill 1157 to bolster their ranks. But the data doesn’t necessarily bear out that assumption.

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The Money Trail

Click on the buttons and legislative districts below to see fundraising, spending and independent expenditure numbers for candidates and ballot measure campaigns since Jan. 1, 2015.

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See how much child care costs in each California county

The average monthly cost to put an infant in a California day care center full time in 2014 was about $1,110 a month, according to the latest data from the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network. That’s up from $940 a month in 2009, a 7 percent rise after adjusting for inflation.

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The 10 highest-paid nonprofit CEOs in the Sacramento Region

The best-paid CEOs of Sacramento-area nonprofits are generally leaders in the banking or health industries. Patrick Fry of Sutter Health earned the most.
Nick Perez The Sacramento Bee
The 10 highest-paid nonprofit CEOs in the Sacramento Region 1:03

The 10 highest-paid nonprofit CEOs in the Sacramento Region

Scandals make case for tax board overhaul, Phil Ting says 0:42

Scandals make case for tax board overhaul, Phil Ting says

Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces boos at San Francisco town hall 1:15

Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces boos at San Francisco town hall

California Nurses Association: 'We have to push our governor' on single-payer health care 0:50

California Nurses Association: 'We have to push our governor' on single-payer health care