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Rise & Shine: Defending Jeffco’s tax questions


  • Math debate: Should we get rid of algebra? The Hechinger Report via EdNews Colorado
  • Sheridan schools join long list of school districts going to voters Nov. 6, plus a national report on skipping included Denver students, new appointments to BEST board. EdNews Colorado
  • Denver teacher questions new evaluation system over civil disobedience. 9News
  • Jeffco schools superintendent defends tax proposals at community chat; school board member disagrees. Columbine Courier
  • Returning soldier surprises his kids at Douglas County school assembly. Denver Post
  • Boulder schools’ enrollment up, putting classes at limit. Boulder Daily Camera
  • Fort Collins high school students hired to trouble-shoot peers’ technical issues. Fort Collins Coloradoan
  • Finalists for Thompson School District interim superintendent interviewed. Loveland Reporter-Herald
  • Do smartphones distract students? Educators say texting is biggest temptation. Durango Herald
  • Littleton Public Schools track athletes’ concussions. Our Colorado News
  • No-sort recycling bins available in CU-Boulder dorms, cafeteria. Boulder Daily Camera
  • Obama to speak at CU-Boulder on Sunday. Boulder Daily Camera
  • New CSU chancellor wants to be agent of change for system. Denver Post
  • Action plan strives to ease CSU student housing conundrum. Fort Collins Coloradoan


  • Virginia to revise student achievement goals; goals differ by students’ race. Washington Post
  • Chicago teachers union files strike notice, district makes plans for students. Chicago Tribune
  • School choice and cultural identity in GOP platform. Education Week
  • Top Michigan school district will impose fines of up to $13,000 on parents skirting residency requirements. Detroit News


  • Voices: Meet the new CEA president. The new head of the state’s largest teachers union shares her vision about what’s needed to improve the quality of education in Colorado. EdNews Colorado
  • Column: Seven skills our grads need. Denver Post

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