teacher pay

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Teachers’ strike continues for second day in Park County

This is the third teacher strike in Colorado in the last 18 months

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Park County teachers plan to strike Monday after negotiations break down

The union received legal clearance to strike from the state Department of Labor and Employment in late September and set an official strike date of Oct. 14

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Park County teachers set one-week strike deadline

The decision to announce a strike date raises the stakes for negotiations currently set for Wednesday

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On the verge of Colorado’s third teacher strike, one mountain district waits in limbo

A Park County teacher strike is looming even though the school board in May approved raises for this school year that average 6.5%

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What PERA’s bad year means for public workers, retirees and taxpayers in Colorado, explained in charts

Most of what the government puts into the pension system is covering unfunded debt, not the retirement of current workers and teachers

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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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Think teacher pay is low in Colorado? Try teaching preschool.

Last year, lead Colorado preschool teachers in district-run schools made $30,500 on average -- nearly $22,000 less than public elementary school teachers

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Jared Polis made a lot of promises in bid for governor. Here’s his progress on the 10 biggest.

The pledges the Democratic candidates made on education, health care, oil and gas and TABOR all rank at the top of his list