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Rise & Shine: Head Start programs hit hard in shutdown


  • Advocates for Amendment 66 are launching their television campaign this week. EdNews Colorado
  • A new charter school wants to show that good health practice can lead to high achievement. EdNews Colorado
  • The debate around Amendment 66 and its accompanying reforms is stirring emotions. Colorado Springs Independent
  • In addition to voting on Amendment 66, voters in Estes Park will also decide on a mill levy override for schools. Trail Gazette
  • Two and a half weeks after being flooded, Boulder’s Crest View Elementary school is re-opening. 9News
  • A Greeley student’s story shows the difficulties of getting students in school for Count Day. 9News
  • The state is launching a new parenting skills program targeting families at risk of becoming part of the child protection system. Journal-Advocate
  • Two Englewood schools are adding mobile units to accommodate increased enrollment. Our Colorado News
  • A Fort Collins high school is launching a lecture series on current events open to the public. Coloradoan


  • Head Start programs have been hard hit in the shutdown, but more schools will feel squeezed if the shutdown persists. Hechinger Report
  • An Arizona court upheld a state program that sends public money to pay for private school tuition. New York Times


  • The board chair of the Children’s Museum of Denver outlines arguments in favor of Amendment 66. Denver Post

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