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Rise & Shine: What’s COVA’s future?


  • Lots of fresh faces on legislative education panels. EdNews Colorado
  • Future of state’s largest online school may be uncertain. 9News
  • Are electronic gadgets affecting kids’ attention spans? CPR
  • Avon Elementary celebrates its blue ribbon award. Vail Daily
  • Denver’s Johnson Elementary already using longer day. CBS4
  • Durango revises writing program to lift declining scores. Durango Herald
  • Pueblo County starts interviewing architects for bond projects. Pueblo Chieftain (registration required)


  • Duncan sketches out agenda for “long haul.” EdWeek
  • Some governors pushing for low-cost college degrees. Inside Higher Education
  • Court still needs to iron out details of LA evaluation system. LA Times
  • Group of colleges commit to recruit KIPP grads. Washington Post
  • Texas again suspends high school test requirement. Houston Chronicle
  • Google gives $5 million to improve access to AP STEM classes. EdWeek


Rise & Shine

Each weekday morning, we search websites of various media, comb through RSS feeds and peruse Google alerts to bring you a roundup of the day’s top education headlines, in Colorado and across the country, by 8 a.m. If you’d like to suggest a story we’ve missed or a source we should add to the list, please email us at ednews@ednewscolorado.org.