Teacher on medical leave for breast cancer forced to pay for own substitute
A San Francisco teacher who is on medical leave has to worry about more than just battling breast cancer. On top of footing medical bills, she has to pay for a substitute teacher at Glen Park Elementary School. All teachers receive 10 paid days of medical leave a year in the San Francisco United School District. If a teacher needs more time, they can get another 100 sick days -- at a price. Under a 1976 California law, the cost for the substitute teacher will be deducted from the teacher's salary.
Post to Tumblr