Denver teachers, officials make progress amid strike

DENVER (AP) — The union representing striking Denver teachers and school officials made progress yesterday as they tried to reach a deal and end a three-day walkout. The negotiating teams had largely agreed on a proposal allowing teachers to more easily advance in pay based on experience, education and training. Weary negotiators, some with hoarse voices, joked about lack of sleep after talks ended amicably late Tuesday night. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin