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Denver teacher strike
Updated January 18, 2019
Liveblog: Follow Denver’s teacher pay negotiations here
Denver Public Schools administrators and Denver Classroom Teachers Association, the teachers union, are scheduled to meet all day Thursday and Friday, if necessary, to try…
strike vote looming
Updated January 16, 2019
Denver district, board members frame teacher contract negotiations as debate over values
There are two days of negotiations scheduled before a potential strike vote on Saturday.
January 16, 2019
Why I won’t strike: Denver teachers in high-poverty schools, like me, deserve real bonuses
What else will bring teachers into the places where we need them the most? A sense of vocation and moral purpose, for sure, but that ignores reality.
Updated January 15, 2019
‘The reckoning has come’: Denver teachers union takes a hard line in negotiations
The two sides spent more time apart than at the negotiating table Tuesday.
Turning up the heat
January 15, 2019
Denver teachers union poll shows strong support for a strike, even among parents
If Denver teachers walk, it would be the district’s first strike in 25 years.
chalkbeat cheat sheet
Updated January 18, 2019
All eyes are on Denver’s teacher pay negotiations as a strike looms. Here’s where things stand and how to tune in.
Negotiations in Denver happen in public. If you’re just getting caught up, or want to tune in as the back-and-forth continues, here’s what you should know.
January 11, 2019
We asked 3 Denver teachers why they’re ready to strike. Here’s what they said.
“Nobody wants to go on strike. ... But it feels like it’s the only option at this point.”
January 10, 2019
Denver teachers threaten a strike at month’s end; district plans to keep schools open
“We know the possibility of a strike is unsettling for families,” Superintendent Susana Cordova wrote.
January 9, 2019
Denver has 1 administrator for every 7.5 instructional staff — far above state average
While Denver has always had more administrators than the statewide average, data show the district has gotten more top-heavy over time.
December 13, 2018
The Denver district has offered to raise teacher pay. Will it be enough to avert a strike?
The current contract expires Jan. 18, and the union has threatened to strike if an agreement is not reached.
back and forth
May 30, 2018
Against a backdrop of protests, teacher contract negotiations in Denver get heated
Teachers argue that base salaries are too low and the bonuses make their paychecks unpredictable.
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