The margin for approving the deal was overwhelming, 495-62 as reported by the Pueblo Chieftain.
The strike has closed down most schools in the city for five days. No details from the district's latest proposal have been released yet.
Shirl Petrie from Denver, asked if teachers are really that bad off when you compare their pay nationally, and consider their benefits. We thought we'd take a closer look.
Taxes from pot sales amount to less than 2 percent of the state's multibillion-dollar education budget.
The governor says if TABOR's binds were loosened, education funding could go up without a tax increase.
In terms of education spending, teachers say that the state has a long way to go to make up for ground lost during the recession.
Colorado's largest teacher's union says recent demonstrations have increased interest in their regular lobbying at the Capitol.
They say the way the state funds its public schools is outdated and needs a major overhaul, and more than 90 percent of them support a new way forward.