Some school districts are building affordable housing to retain teachers

HOMECOMING: Lisa Raskin, a teacher at Jefferson Union High School District in Daly City, Calif., looks out the window of her new one-bedroom apartment that was built by the district and is rented to school employees at discounted rates. AP PHOTO/GODOFREDO A. VASQUEZ
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HIGH SCHOOL teacher Lisa Raskin moved out of a cramped apartment she was sharing with a roommate and into her own place this month, paying a deeply discounted $1,500 a month for a one-bedroom with expansive views within walking distance to work. It was once an impossible dream in an exorbitantly…

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