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DCTA Board Accountability Team (BAT) September Report   Members of DCTA’s Board Accountability Team (BAT) attended the last school board meeting to support the DCTA bargaining team and ensure the board is taking action to support school funding, teacher compensation, and a transparent search for a new...

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DPS Teachers and SSPs Declare Impasse at Bargaining

At last night’s public bargaining session, DPS doubled down on its proposal to reform teacher compensation by increasing one-time bonuses amid the nearly constant outcry from more than 100 educators in the room.   They presented two scenarios. The first was the same proposal they shared in...

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Welcome to Denver Public Schools

To all of the teachers and SSPs entering DPS at New Educator Welcome next week, welcome! We are excited that you have come to DPS. You are joining us at an extremely interesting time, full of opportunities to make a real and lasting change. Before...

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February Board Meeting

The Board Meeting opened with a nod to Black History Month and a tour of the DPS schools named in honor of African Americans and their legacies and contributions!  Following that, Board member, Lisa Flores, presented on DPS’ Resolution to protect DACA recipients and promote...

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CEA endorses Cary Kennedy for Colorado Governor in 2018

CEA President Kerrie Dallman with gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy   The Colorado Education Association announced, Jan. 31, it will endorse gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy to lead Colorado in 2018.   "Cary Kennedy is a champion for Colorado’s kids and educators, and has been throughout her entire career,” CEA President...

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018: DCTA Lobby Day

Education & Politics   DCTA Lobby Day will be Wednesday, February 7. If you are passionate about educating Colorado legislators regarding students and teachers’ needs, join us as we talk with them in person. These one on one conversations will help shape policy discussions around hot topics...

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ProComp Agreement Extended!

Thank you to all who showed support for the continuation of negotiations around a new compensation system! We are happy to report that your support worked! We signed a new, short extension of the current ProComp Agreement through March 14, and both parties have agreed...

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