teacher pay

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Lawmakers are finally setting out to retool Colorado’s school funding formula. They’ll have to reach a consensus on these questions first.

Three key factors influence how much money Colorado’s 178 districts receive per pupil. A committee that’s been stalled for two years may have moved the needle with ways to rebalance funding.

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Teachers in Park County end strike without pay raises or a contract

This marks the end of the longest teacher strike in Colorado in decades and the first in recent years to end without any meaningful concessions from the district

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Park County teacher strike enters its second week, even as classes resume

District officials announced Sunday that schools would be open to students starting Monday, with the help of substitute teachers and support staff

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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