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Rise & Shine: Cost of Dougco negotiations

COLORADO

  • Can Buddhist training de-stress teachers? A federal grant aims to find out. EdNews Colorado
  • Pat Sanchez takes over as superintendent of the Adams 14 school district based in Commerce City. EdNews Colorado
  • Career test for kindergartners in the works. Associated Press via Denver Post
  • Dougco district says long negotiations cost $6,500. Our Colorado News
  • Sterling school district will use combination of local and state educator effectiveness tracking tools in 2012-13. Journal-Advocate
  • Dan Robinson is new director of the School of Education at Colorado State University. CSU press release

NATIONAL

  • Pennsylvania corporate tax credit will pay for private-school scholarships. Philadelphia Inquirer
  • The nation’s top teachers’ union, the NEA, facing “unprecedented” membership decline. USA Today
  • U.S. Department of Education: Native Americans continue to trail peers in reading, math. Associated Press via Washington Post
  • Detroit teachers union balks at contract imposed by district’s emergency manager. Detroit News
  • A dozen students at a California high school started an after-school club about start-ups. New York Times

OPINION

  • Doomsayers are wrong. America’s higher education system isn’t broken. Los Angeles Times

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 7:30 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.