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Colorado educators reach into own pockets for classroom expenses

New CEA report reveals its member-educators spend average of $656 per year out-of-pocket to meet student needs

Because Colorado short-changes public education funding by close to a billion dollars per year, the Colorado Education Association wanted to know: How much do educators spend of their own money on their students and classrooms? The answer is shocking.

CEA announces legislative priorities for 2018

Students deserve solutions to inadequate school funding, the growing shortage of qualified teachers, and PERA

When Colorado legislators convene Jan. 10 for the new legislative session, they have an opportunity to make a real difference in student’s lives. With over 35,000 members, the Colorado Education Association believes that creating schools our students deserve starts with increasing public school funding, aggressively addressing the growing teacher shortage crisis, and fixing PERA.