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Education

Guest Post: It’s time to end University of Colorado’s onerous student fees

Tuesday morning, University of Colorado-Boulder graduate students, undergraduates, and faculty members participated in a walkout to protest student fees. Organized by the Committee on...

From sit-ins to social media: How student activists are backing Denver teachers in strike

At Denver’s East High School, teens made a two-minute video that opens with a sober-voiced male student asking pointed questions of Denver Public Schools...

No school for district preschool students if Denver teachers strike

If Denver teachers strike next week, classes will be canceled for about 5,000 preschoolers who attend district schools. Superintendent Susana Cordova announced the decision Wednesday...

Denver teachers set to strike over pay dispute after Gov. Polis declines to step...

Updated at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Teachers in Colorado’s largest school district are preparing to strike on Monday after Gov. Jared Polis announced he would not...

How a once-promising merit pay system led Denver teachers to the brink of a...

Jeff Buck was the very first teacher to sign up for Denver’s revolutionary pay-for-performance system in 2005. More than 13 years later, he is...
Guggenheim Geography Building, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

Guest Post: What the University of Colorado needs in its next president

As a former member of Princeton University’s governing Board of Trustees and as an alumnus of Harvard and Princeton, I have seen what the...

Decrying ‘political theater,’ state labor chief urges Denver district, union to find common ground

Criticizing the most recent teacher pay bargaining session as “political theater,” the head of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment urged the Denver...

Denver teachers union rejects latest district offer as a ‘waste of time’

The Denver teachers union rejected the school district’s latest attempt Thursday to avert a teacher strike: a new offer that would boost the district’s...

Denver teachers are on the brink of a strike. Here’s how we got here...

For the first time in 25 years, Denver teachers are fed up enough to walk out. Last week, 93 percent of Denver Classroom Teachers Association...

Denver district, teachers union to resume negotiations Thursday

The Denver district and teachers union will head back to the bargaining table Thursday at 5 p.m. as they continue to await word on...