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May 31, 2018
How education reform became a wedge issue among Colorado Democrats this election year
This election season has the potential to change what’s considered mainstream Democratic education policy in Colorado.
May 10, 2018
Colorado lawmakers’ pension compromise raises teacher retirement age, cuts benefits
The deal that emerged from 12 hours of negotiations Wednesday was not the deal that many people expected to see when the day started.
May 4, 2018
Why Colorado’s teacher shortage bills fall short
The legislative effort to address Colorado's teacher shortages will have only a modest impact because it fails to tackle the root causes.
May 1, 2018
Colorado was never ranked 46th for teacher pay. Does this change the debate?
The ranking has become a key feature of the school funding debate, and it’s unlikely to disappear from the public narrative anytime soon.
April 30, 2018
After teacher rallies, the work ‘shifts to the local community level,’ Colorado union president says
Teachers need to convince local school boards to raise salaries, and they need to convince neighbors to vote for a statewide tax in November, the CEA president said.
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April 29, 2018
Colorado Education Association elects new president amid wave of teacher activism
Amie Baca-Oehlert is a high school counselor in Adams 12 Five Star who has been CEA vice president since 2012.
April 27, 2018
Sponsor of teacher strike ban won’t jail teachers, but unions are still a target
The teacher backlash to the strike ban came fast and furious.
July 6, 2016
Colorado is rethinking all of its major education policies. And everyone is jockeying for influence.
State Board of Education chairman Steve Durham has four ideas. See them here first.
April 8, 2014
Citing impasse, Jeffco teachers union breaks off open negotiations
Negotiations between the Jeffco Public Schools teacher union and board of education are on hold after the association declared an impasse Monday evening. “It has become…
February 18, 2014
Survey: Colorado teachers say there’s too much testing
Colorado teachers claim they’re spending too much of their time prepping and administering state mandated tests, a survey conducted by the state’s largest union found.
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