clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Rise & Shine: Close Littleton board race officially called

COLORADO

  • The very close school board race in Littleton has officially been called, with Kelly Perez, Jack Reutzel and Carrie Warren-Gully named the winners. Our Colorado News
  • Cherry Creek’s superintendent says that the district’s mill levy and bond money helped keep schools financially stable last year. Aurora Sentinel
  • A group of Douglas County students who met with district administrators in the wake of the school board elections say they weren’t satisfied with the outcome. Our Colorado News
  • The Re-1 Valley school board approved an engineering firm to handle a school water project. Journal-Advocate
  • A Pueblo teacher who resigned after allegations surfaced that he had sent explicit text messages to a student is still eligible to teach in Colorado. Pueblo Chieftain

NATION

  • President Barack Obama is launching a competition to overhaul schools with replication of a high-tech program in Brooklyn. Wall Street Journal
  • U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan apologized for his comments that “white suburban moms” oppose the Common Core. CNN
  • Though Texas isn’t participating in the Common Core, critics of the standards are using a grammar exercise used in that state and others as evidence of a liberal agenda in classrooms. Dallas Morning News

OPINION

  • A veteran teacher discusses his work on the state group that is making recommendations on how to reform teacher licensure. EdNews Colorado
  • Alicia Caldwell questions how much of the marijuana tax will actually go towards schools. Denver Post
  • Holly Yettick says the results of a literacy program in Jeffco are promising. Denver Post

Rise & Shine

Each weekday morning, we search websites of various media, comb through RSS feeds and peruse Google alerts to bring you a roundup of the day’s top education headlines, in Colorado and across the country, by 8 a.m. If you’d like to suggest a story we’ve missed or a source we should add to the list, please email us at ednews@ednewscolorado.org.

Help Chalkbeat raise $80k by Dec 31

Chalkbeat is a nonprofit newsroom filling a vital community need. We could not do this without you, and we need your support to keep going in 2022.

Connect with your community

Find upcoming Colorado events

Sign up for the newsletter Chalkbeat Colorado

Sign up for our newsletter.