Denver schools cancel classes amid teacher protests

Bill proposed jail for Colorado teachers who go on strike

Bill proposed jail for Colorado teachers who go on strike

Another facet of the bill is that if a public school teacher is found in contempt of court for failure to comply with an injunction, then the public school employer must immediately terminate said teacher's employment, without a hearing. ". Let the union take care of the teachers, but let the teachers be free to teach".

Jerry L. Stephenson, senior pastor of the Midwest Church of Christ, said the district has failed to adequately educate students of color and from low-income households. "We are asking this board, do not negotiate that contract without full public disclosure and debate".

STUDENT VOICE On Friday, Boulder students walked out, but most Colorado students opted for rememberance activities instead of the national school walkouts on the anniversary of the Columbine massacre. They said the objective of wearing red was to try to protect PERA and give educator a voice on the lack of school funding.

"This collective bargaining agreement constrains the autonomy of principals in schools to hire the staff that is best suited for those schools." he said.

Classes have been canceled for hundreds of thousands of students toward the end of the week since there aren't enough substitute teachers to step in. K-PAC denies that claim.

McKim said a state takeover wouldn't address those issues.

With just days remaining until Jefferson County Public Schools learns the results of a sweeping, 14-month management audit, a group of local faith leaders is calling for a state takeover of the district.

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SERVICE Volunteers worked this weekend across the state on various community projects including beautifying 25 schools.

On the other side you have a large group of JCPS supporters who said a state takeover of JCPS simply continues Governor Matt Bevin's war on Louisville.

Others on the board are tired that a state takeover of the education would ruin public education in the state.

"I think with the new leadership at the Kentucky Department of Education and the new board members, I think there's an urgency there that hasn't been there before", Waters said. "Our locally elected school board is part of that democracy".

Others are tired a state takeover of the board is an autocratic trend from Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, that will result in a complete takeover of boards throughout the commonwealth. "It is absolutely risky", said Dr. Ricky Jones, A professor at University of Louisville.

Wayne Lewis, the interim commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education, is expected to release an extensive 14-month audit of the district soon.

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