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Rise & Shine: Boulder schools experiment with extended learning time


  • A curriculum created by the agency that polices doping in sports is trying to teach students ethics. EdNews Colorado
  • Many schools are preparing to make cuts in the wake of the failure of Amendment 66. Pueblo Chieftain
  • Greeley-Evans School District 6 is among those facing tight budgets. Denver Post
  • The failure of three school funding measures in Adams County has districts there bracing for an uncertain future. Denver Post
  • Schools in Boulder are experimenting with offering more classes before and after the regular school day. Daily Camera
  • As one of Fort Collins’ biggest landowners, Poudre School District could play a major role in development. Coloradoan
  • Poudre School District is one of 83 that were recognized for its efforts towards environmental sustainability. Coloradoan
  • Parents at an Edgewater school are pushing for changes to the school’s breakfast program for safety reasons. 9News
  • The Rocky Mountain Deaf School broke ground on its new school building. 9News
  • Students at a Broomfield elementary school are celebrating a beloved custodian on Veteran’s Day. Daily Camera


  • Some schools are taking a lenient policy towards letting students with lice back into classroom, prompting some parent objections. AP via Colorado Daily
  • The failure of Amendment 66 has school funding proponents in other states like Kentucky wondering about the future. WFPL
  • Fifty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, textbooks are offering a nuanced view of the president. New York Times


  • Vincent Carroll: The defeat of Amendment 66 isn’t necessarily a boon for Colorado Republicans. Denver Post

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