Colorado Education Association

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“I can’t afford to live here”: Colorado teachers plea for wage help, but solutions still prove divisive

Democrats are proposing a state fund for pay increases while Republican lawmakers want to give bonuses to high-performing teachers. But, either way, the path for state funds to reach teacher paychecks remains tricky.

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Republicans put education atop their priority list at the Capitol. We look at 8 of their ideas.

Republican lawmakers unveiled an education agenda that covers school safety, teacher pay, access to higher education and more. Will they be able to garner support from across the aisle?

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The next fiscal fight in Colorado starts now: A bid to repeal TABOR and one to raise taxes on top earners

The defeat of Proposition CC on the 2019 ballot is not deterring a movement by liberal groups for a graduated income tax system

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Low pay. Cuts to PERA. For some state workers in Colorado, it’s like the recession never ended.

For Colorado government workers, recent pay hikes are negated by rising pension contributions, and vacant positions are becoming harder to fill

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Jared Polis injected himself into Denver teachers’ strike. Now he needs a way out.

The new governor must decide whether to intervene and prevent a teacher walkout, a decision with major political implications

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Top Democrats absent as teachers push ballot measure to boost school funding

Democratic candidate for governor Jared Polis has said he is not supporting Amendment 73 and Gov. John Hickenlooper has yet to take a position.