Colorado Teachers Next to Strike


Englewood Schools Superintendent Wendy Rubin says that over 70 percent of the district's teachers are expected to be absent.

Hundreds of teachers showed up Monday at the Capitol to let lawmakers know that even though classes are largely back in session across Oklahoma, educators aren't finished.

Sauk Rapids Police Chief Perry Beise says the boy randomly cut three children at Pleasantview Elementary School on Monday morning, then went into the office and set the knife down. Normally, priced at $120 per year and available on the spark for education website, now free of charge, "enables students to express themselves via graphics, Web stories and video to complete their school assignments and showcase digital creativity", says Adobe.

"Several classes and schools in the province will be merged with each other as a temporary solution to the teacher shortage", said Huynh Minh Thuan, director of the Gia Lai Department of Education and Training.

"We haven't asked anyone to walk off the job", said Dallman, who attended the event.

The chief says he doesn't know if the boy had been bullied or had mental health issues.

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And though she'll see her salary increase by about $5,800 with the new pay scale, after 10 years in the classroom, Wiser said she now only makes about $34,000 with a master's degree in chemistry. "As teachers, we've become complacent".

Berryhill teachers voted to keep the district closed one final day Monday so they could head to the Capitol to advocate.

"If we want to recruit and retain teachers, we have to offer a living wage and a viable retirement", Roman said.

Lawmakers raised taxes to permanently increase educators' salaries by an average of $6,100 a year, increase classroom spending and give support staff a raise.

"It's part of the national conversation amongst teachers", Poudre Education Association president Tom List said.

Colorado ranks 40th in spending per student, according to the AP. If implemented the measure would raise about $US1.6 billion by increasing the state corporate tax rate and income taxes for people who earn more than $150,000 a year.