Thousands of teachers applied to Colorado’s new educator loan forgiveness program. But only 100 spots are available.
The Colorado Department of Higher Education is granting loan forgiveness of up to $5,000 each year for five years. Will that draw more people into rural classrooms and help the state overcome its teacher shortage?
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
District officials announced Sunday that schools would be open to students starting Monday, with the help of substitute teachers and support staff
This is the third teacher strike in Colorado in the last 18 months
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
The decision to announce a strike date raises the stakes for negotiations currently set for Wednesday
A Park County teacher strike is looming even though the school board in May approved raises for this school year that average 6.5%
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
For Colorado government workers, recent pay hikes are negated by rising pension contributions, and vacant positions are becoming harder to fill