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Tag Archives: Colorado Education Association

Colorado lawmakers approve a “painful solution” to unfunded public employee pension plan

When Colorado teachers rallied outside the state Capitol in April, they were asking lawmakers to ensure they have a stable retirement pension, among other demands. […]...

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May 10, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

Colorado was never ranked 46th for teacher pay. Does this change the debate?

As a rallying cry, “We’re 30th in the nation for teacher pay!” doesn’t quite inspire outrage. But that is, in fact, where Colorado ranked in […]...

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May 2, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Colorado teachers rallying at the Capitol will need voters’ help to make a big change

When thousands of Colorado teachers rally at the state Capitol Thursday and Friday, it will be an unprecedented show of force that takes two-thirds of […]...

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April 26, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In, Uncategorized

This Colorado bill would ban teacher strikes and hit violators with fines and jail time

Two Republican lawmakers who have long helped shape education policy in Colorado have introduced a bill that would bar teachers from striking and strip unions […]...

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April 24, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix

A day of action by Colorado teachers will bring hundreds to the Capitol and already one district has canceled classes

In the midst of a wave of teacher activism across the country, educators in Colorado are joining the fray by putting more pressure on lawmakers, […]...

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April 13, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In, The Mix

Colorado’s high court: There’s no such thing as teacher tenure

The Denver teachers who challenged a landmark state law that allows school districts to put certain experienced educators on unpaid leave lost their cases Monday. […]...

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March 12, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Anti-voucher slate in Douglas County cruises to victory

An aligned group of Douglas County school board candidates seeking to reverse many of the district’s most controversial policies — including a private-school voucher program […]...

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November 8, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Why Colorado’s education commissioner quit

Colorado’s Commissioner of Education announced Thursday he is quitting after just four months in the position. The job was more than Rich Crandall could handle, […]...

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May 20, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Hard-pressed Cortez educators ask neighbors to embrace Amendment 66 tax proposal

CORTEZ, Colo. -- They're still here. They've been here 12 hours. It’s just another day at Kemper Elementary School, where annual funding for each student is $6,328, which means it's $4,506 below the national average. ...

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October 22, 2013 Education, In-Depth, The Beats
Hudak blasts Swalm bill: Colorado can’t afford to fund private education

Hudak blasts Swalm bill: Colorado can’t afford to fund private education

Colorado state Sen. Evie Hudak, D-Westminster, said that she opposes a Republican bill that would provide a tax credit to individuals paying for children to leave public schools and enter into a private education. She said Colorado cannot afford to...

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January 21, 2011 Education, Politics, Top Stories

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This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

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The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

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