Denver is so expensive that teachers have to get creative to make ends meet

(CNN)For 14 months, teachers in Denver have been negotiating with Denver Public Schools for more pay. On Saturday, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association said talks had broken off and they’ll walk on Monday. They split the $2,500 rent. He lives in the smallest room and pays $600. Change is coming, though. Two of Bowers’ roommates are dating and they’ll be moving out in May. That fact of life has Bowers trying to figure out what he’ll do. Splitting that much rent between two people is more than he can afford. “We’re just at that time of our life and it’s getting harder and harder to find roommates,” said the high school physical education teacher. “All my friends are either married …