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Rise & Shine: Fight over deaf school continues


  • A federal budget deal may bite Colorado schools if automatic cuts to domestic spending go into effect. See the list of potential cuts. EdNews Colorado
  • Group wants to look behind Dougco school board’s closed-door session. Our Colorado News
  • Dougco school board bucks political criticism; one of few boards not part of Colorado Association of School Boards. Our Colorado News
  • Schools changing discipline policies away from zero tolerance. 9News
  • Debate continues about proposed site of deaf school in Jeffco. 9News, 7News
  • After Waldo Canyon fire, schools prepare to help students and families. Colorado Springs Gazette
  • Pueblo students begin new school year this week. Pueblo Chieftain
  • Jeffco’s summer meal program goes mobile with bus retrofitted as cafeteria. Denver Post’s Your Hub
  • Metro State moving ahead with tuition plan for illegal immigrants. Denver Post
  • CU announces review of events before Aurora theater shooting. Denver Post
  • Feds tell 10 more medical marijuana dispensaries operating near schools to close. Denver Post
  • CU’s in-house lobbyists hire out for other firms. Denver Post


  • Some schools add days to academic year to increase learning time. New York Times
  • Save Our Schools event draws small crowd, focuses on organizing. Education Week
  • Most Texas students found not ready for college. Texas Tribune
  • Feeling the heat, AFT’s reform resolve wavers. Education Week
  • Colleges see higher demand for degrees in agriculture. USA Today


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