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Rise & Shine: Estes Park schools returning to a “new normal” after floods


  • State Sen. Mike Johnston and state treasurer and prominent Amendment 66 critic Walker Stapleton went head to head over the tax measure on a radio show. EdNews Colorado
  • Colorado’s Latino community has thrown its support behind the tax because of its provisions regarding English language learning funding. Colorado Independent
  • The business group Colorado Concern announced that it opposes Amendment 66. Denver Business Journal
  • The Lewis-Palmer D-38 board voted to use mill-levy override money to restore teaching positions if the measure passes. Our Colorado News
  • Six weeks after flooding, Estes Park schools might look like they’re returned to normal but in many ways are still recovering. Trail-Gazette via Denver Post
  • The Colorado Association of School Boards honored St. Vrain’s board. Longmont Times-Call
  • The Colorado Springs D-11 school board is likely to give a probationary year to a struggling charter school. Gazette
  • As the RE-2 school district loses money and students, its superintendent laid out his wish list to the Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce. Our Colorado News
  • The Englewood school board is a step closer to appointing a replacement for their colleague who passed away. Our Colorado News


  • A study of math and science performance found that most American students beat international averages. New York Times

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