Paid Sabbaticals for K-12 Teachers?

Paid Sabbaticals for K-12 Teachers?
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Sabbaticals aren't just for college professors.

At least that's the view of the Rochester City School District. The upstate New York district has five K-12 teachers on sabbatical this school year, pursuing everything from ethnic voices in literature to English as a second language to mindfulness.

One teacher is in Ghana to experience first-hand what many of her immigrant students face—assimilating into a new culture. 

When the teachers return to the classroom, they'll use their new skills and knowledge to shape curriculum or better connect with students in their native language.

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