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Jefferson County Education Association
May 11, 2016
Jeffco, teachers union reach tentative five-year deal
The new Jefferson County teachers union contract includes more than $20 million in raises.
November 5, 2015
How things might change in Jeffco Public Schools after the recall
Teachers will likely get a long-term contract. But they shouldn't hold their breath for raises.
August 6, 2015
Jefferson County school district, union reach tentative agreement
The tentative agreement, five months in the making, must be ratified by a majority the union and win approval from the county's school board in order to go into effect.
July 16, 2015
Jeffco teacher contract talks stumble over length of agreement
The Jefferson County teachers union wanted another three-year contract. The district wanted a contract to expire in 10 months, on June 30, 2016.
June 15, 2015
Jeffco union agrees to teacher pay plan for next school year
The agreement breaks a stalemate between the school district and the union that made it difficult for the district to hire for teaching positions that were vacant.
May 21, 2015
Jefferson County teacher contract talks stall
The county's teacher union wants more money to be allocated for compensation.
May 20, 2015
Jeffco, union to talk new teacher pay Thursday
Jeffco officials and representatives from the teachers union will work out the final details on how to place new teachers in the district's new compensation plan.
October 15, 2014
Jeffco interrupted: Who’s writing what you’re reading?
Chalkbeat Colorado decided to take a look at the who's who of the online players in the debate as it's unfolding.
breaking up is hard to do
September 10, 2014
Jeffco union votes no confidence in board chair Ken Witt
The vote comes after the board majority, led by Ken Witt, approved a new compensation plan for teachers that differs greatly from the status quo.
August 28, 2014
Jeffco board rejects fact-finder recommendations; Witt makes new compensation proposal
Given the conservative and free-market tendencies of the board's majority, that could mean a radical shift in how teachers are paid.
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