Students, parents and teachers line up before the start of school at Marion Mix Elementary School on Thursday, August 13, 2015 in Elk Grove, Calif. Mix Elementary is the first new school to open in the Elk Grove Unified School District in seven years. In the face of a substitute teacher shortage, the Elk Grove district sent an email to parents Thursday asking if they are interested in taking the steps to become substitutes themselves.
Students, parents and teachers line up before the start of school at Marion Mix Elementary School on Thursday, August 13, 2015 in Elk Grove, Calif. Mix Elementary is the first new school to open in the Elk Grove Unified School District in seven years. In the face of a substitute teacher shortage, the Elk Grove district sent an email to parents Thursday asking if they are interested in taking the steps to become substitutes themselves. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Students, parents and teachers line up before the start of school at Marion Mix Elementary School on Thursday, August 13, 2015 in Elk Grove, Calif. Mix Elementary is the first new school to open in the Elk Grove Unified School District in seven years. In the face of a substitute teacher shortage, the Elk Grove district sent an email to parents Thursday asking if they are interested in taking the steps to become substitutes themselves. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

Elk Grove school district asks parents to consider subbing for teachers

November 20, 2015 01:44 PM