Rural Colorado schools, unable to recruit out-of-town teachers, are trying to get locals into classrooms
Edison School District used to be able to count on at least seven job applicants. Now it’s hard to get even one.
Opinion: For students to flourish, teachers also must flourish
Teacher burnout is hurting kids. A new Colorado program will invest in retaining current teachers and finding new ones
Down 12 teachers, an Alamosa school drafted everyone they could to teach — including the principal
A statewide substitute teacher shortage has worsened amid the pandemic, leaving schools desperate to fill classrooms when teachers are out. On days they can’t, closing is a possibility.
More than half of aspiring Colorado elementary teachers fail their licensure exam on the first try. Many don’t try again.
New teachers pay hundreds of dollars out of pocket to take these exams, so there is a lot at stake
Colorado’s teacher shortage may worsen coming out of the pandemic. Could $13M stop the trend?
A bipartisan bill seeks to build up the future workforce with middle and high schoolers, veterans and mid-career professionals and keep them in classrooms long term.
Opinion: Treating educators with dignity and respect starts with paying them a decent wage
Carman: Colorado has run out of excuses for its decades-long failure to support education
Teachers living in campers: How rural Colorado districts are coping with growing teacher shortage
High turnover, pay below cost-of-living has rural districts hiring from restaurants, coaxing retirees back into the classroom and scouting overseas to fill positions