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