Denver teachers union rejects latest offer from school district

February 4, 2019 | KUSA

Following negotiations Thursday evening, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association rejected the latest offer from the Denver Public School District.

The district and union bargaining members met at 5 p.m. Thursday at the DPS Acoma Campus. During negotiations, the Denver Public School District proposed adding $3 million to the deal during the 2020-2021 school year by eliminating 100 positions in the central office. DPS said its new proposal would have committed an estimated $50 million in teacher increases over three years.

The teachers union responded by calling the new negotiations a “waste of time.”

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