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Rise & Shine: Concerns over InBloom erupt at Jeffco board meeting

COLORADO

  • EdNews has put together a complete guide to understanding Amendment 66. EdNews
  • Advocates and opponents of the amendment clashed over how the finance plan would affect charter schools. EdNews Colorado
  • And opponents of the amendment are due in court today to challenge the petitions that put the measure on the ballot. AP via the Republic
  • Students are among those canvassing in favor of the amendment. 9News
  • The Jefferson County school board failed to pass a measure that would have allowed the district to purchase an upgrade to a data storage system because of conflicts over InBloom. Our Colorado News
  • Boulder County has the sixth-lowest child poverty rate in Colorado. Longmont Times-Call
  • A state education official said she is encouraged by changes that the Pueblo school district is making. Pueblo Chieftain
  • Ross Montessori School is looking for new building space in Carbondale. Post Independent

NATION

  •  California’s governor vetoed a bill that would have changed the process for dismissing a teacher for misconduct. EdWeek

OPINION

  • Ben DeGrow of the Independence Institute argues that Amendment 66 would unfairly redistribute tax dollars. Summit Daily

Rise & Shine

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