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‘This was wrong,’ says Denver schools chief of email threat to immigrant teachers

Less than three weeks into her tenure as Denver schools superintendent, Susana Cordova stood in the lobby of the district’s downtown headquarters Friday afternoon...

Negotiations poised to resume as Denver teachers plead with district to raise pay

As Colorado’s governor weighs whether to intervene to head off a teacher strike in the state’s largest school district, Denver teachers packed a school...

Strike vote hits home: How Denver teachers explain looming walk-out to students “I told...

Rebecca Basgal, who’d been up the night before battling anxiety, promised herself she wouldn’t let her students see how worried she was about the...

The Denver district asked for state intervention in a pending teacher strike. Here’s what...

After meeting with Gov. Jared Polis for roughly an hour Wednesday morning, Denver Public Schools officials formally requested state intervention in a potential teacher...

Denver teachers vote to strike in push for higher pay

Denver teachers voted overwhelmingly to go on strike for the first time in 25 years. Amid a national wave of teacher activism, they’re seeking...

As Denver teachers turn out to vote on strike, superintendent defends ‘compelling’ district offer

Denver teachers — some fighting back tears, others filled with energy and purpose — streamed into a rented Baptist church Saturday to cast a high-stakes vote...

Talks collapse, Denver teachers to vote on strike Vote takes place Saturday and Tuesday

The Denver teachers union will hold a vote on whether to strike after months of negotiations over pay ended in deadlock. The bargaining team of...

Denver district, teachers union make some progress as contract deadline looms, but still far...

Update:  At 5:15 p.m. Friday, Erica Meltzer blogged that Denver Public Schools administrators came back to the bargaining table and offered teachers the opportunity...

Guest Post: The Colorado Education Paradox 'Imagine if Colorado’s support for education matched its...

As a high school guidance counselor and president of the Colorado Education Association (CEA), I have seen up close and personal the promise of...

‘The reckoning has come’: Denver teachers union takes a hard line in negotiations

Negotiations grew more tense between the Denver teachers union and the district on Tuesday as the two sides struggled to find common ground over its...