Most Colorado student teachers aren’t paid and need second jobs. Will lawmakers step in to ease their financial burden?
Sen. Nancy Todd, a former teacher, will push forward an omnibus bill this session that will grant student teachers more flexibility and possibly compensation.
Struggle to afford kids, homes in Colorado could keep full-day kindergarten from busting education budgetBy Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Thousands of Colorado kids at risk of falling behind aren’t enrolled in preschool, but schools are out of roomBy Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado districts aren’t getting enough state money to maintain schools and attract teachers. So they’re turning to local taxpayers.
Voters approved requests to fund critical school infrastructure projects and teacher raises in six districts, but rejected them in others. Local dollars are becoming more crucial to fill gaps left by the state.