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Teacher shortage impacts Colorado

DENVER CBS4 The high cost of living in Colorado is contributing to another issue: a teacher shortage in some school districts. The state has an estimated 3,000 unfilled teacher positions. That’s even after teachers in some school districts, including Denver Public Schools, received pay raises. At the state Capitol on Thursday, Rep. Rachel Zenzinger said

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Check engine light bill seeks to ease inspections

By Scott Weiser COMPLETE COLORADO With the 2020 legislative session underway, state Senators Rachel Zenzinger, D-Arvada and John Cooke, R-Greeley, along with House Representatives Chris Hanson, D-Denver and Larry Liston, R-Colorado Springs submitted Senate Bill 20-036 to allow drivers to complete an emissions tailpipe inspection even if the vehicle’s check engine light is on. Colorado

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Colorado Announces ‘Educator Loan Forgiveness’ Program

PAGOSA DAILY POST The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) is now accepting applications for its educator loan forgiveness program, which will grant up to $5,000 annually for five years to educators currently serving rural districts or teaching in hard-to-fill positions. To qualify, teachers and principals must have graduated from an approved Colorado educator preparation

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