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Rise & Shine: To beat the heat, Poudre students will have shorter days


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  • Poudre schools’ superintendent has proposed letting students go home early for the first two weeks of school, when temperatures are still very high. Coloradoan
  • A successful “turnaround” principal will be leaving her post and joining Vail Valley Foundation, which runs arts, sports and educational programs. Vail Daily
  • After a massive round of consolidation, some Colorado Springs schools are overcrowded and others are still half-empty. The Gazette
  • A Colorado woman was named one of 32 Rhodes Scholars and is headed for Oxford University in England. 9News
  • Students harassed at a high school south of Colorado Springs said it was not an isolated incident. The suspect is headed to court. Gazette


  • Some California school districts are rewriting their report cards to reflect the Common Core standards. Southern California Public Radio
  • In New jersey, an effort to delay Common Core and the accompanying tests has not found support. NJ Spotlight
  • A conservative foundation released an alternate proposal for funding special education, saying current legislation is out of date. Huffington Post


  • A former fashion designer who left her career for teaching argues for less testing, more early childhood education. The Atlantic
  • Two experts have different opinions of the nation’s so-called STEM crisis. NPR

Rise & Shine

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