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Rise & Shine: Raises in Dougco


  • Dougco board moves ahead without a contract, approving a pay raise for teachers that had been rejected by the teachers union. EdNews Colorado, Our Colorado News
  • Dougco board members speak to conservative summit about “successful” voucher program. Denver Post
  • Private K-8 school for the gifted, with tuition topping $15,000 annually, is growing in Boulder. Boulder Daily Camera
  • Colorado Public Radio reporter Jenny Brundin talks about forty years of Title IX. CPR
  • CU physicists help discover evidence of Higgs boson particle, or the “God particle.” Boulder Daily Camera
  • Hank Brown, Mike Rosen to help lead search for conservative scholar. Boulder Daily Camera
  • St. Vrain Valley school district secures copyright on new library classification system. Longmont Times-Call


  • Ruling lets South Carolina students earn credits for religion classes. USA Today
  • Nearly 90 schools in New York City have poverty rates topping 50 percent, but under the level needed to quality for federal Title 1 dollars. New York Times
  • A Pennsylvania high school is putting itself up for sale on eBay. Associated Press via New York Daily News
  • Obama absent, Biden present at National Education Association convention, where delegates toss measure critical of U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Education Week


Rise & Shine

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