The teachers union advocates for the state to spend more on K-12 education.
Colorado teachers spend an average of $656 of their own money on their students and classrooms each year, according to the state’s largest teachers union.
The complete fundraising and spending picture, however, is often murky and incomplete.
In Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Colorado’s teachers union finds a useful face for the opposition
The union on its Facebook page published an image of DeVos and branded Senate Bill 61 as a “Betsy DeVos-Style Privatization Bill.”
Only 3.5 percent of the Colorado's workforce was unemployed in October, the state says.