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Rise & Shine: New literacy standards


  • What the state’s new child literacy law means for school districts; Denver joins national grade-level reading campaign. EdNews Colorado
  • New child literacy standards headline new Colorado laws. Associated Press via Denver Post
  • Metro State’s name change is now official: Metro State University. Denver Post
  • Douglas County’s home-school option expanding for 2012-13. Our Colorado News
  • For some high-achieving Boulder students, summer schools’ focus is food. Boulder Daily Camera
  • Proposed sales tax increase for Aspen schools not fully vetted. Aspen Daily News


  • Five more states granted relief from key requirements of federal No Child Left Behind law. USA Today
  • Four students who bullied bus monitor in viral video suspended for a year. USA Today
  • Judge strikes main element of for-profit college rules. New York Times
  • Plan would freeze tuition at California colleges at levels paid when students entered. Los Angeles Times


Rise & Shine

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