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.
A sea of protesters dressed in red converged on Civic Center Park.
Thousands of teachers are rallying at the state Capitol today and tomorrow to protest working conditions, including low pay and lack of student funding.
Denver School of Science and Technology finds that their teacher's "primary concern is the rising cost of housing in the city."
Is Colorado ready for more recess and less testing? That's what Colorado's Teacher of the Year observed this summer in one of the best ranked school systems in the world.
Colorado needs teachers. Thousands of them. The crisis is most acute in rural Colorado, where turnover is high.
Field Elementary was struggling, so officials decided to do something different. They gave the school extra money. It was called the "Field Initiative."
- The figures, adjusted for inflation, show that teachers in 2014 made $12,500 less on average, then they did in 1992.Read more
Statistics show many teachers want to work second jobs. Website ByaTeacher.com matches them with potential employers.