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Rise & Shine: Study says teachers poorly trained in classroom management


  • Educators attending a Denver conference heard a call for more rigorous teacher preparation from Linda Darling-Hammond. EdNews Colorado
  • A study by the Colorado School of Public Health indicates that athletes competing at high altitude have fewer concussions. Denver Post
  • A New Mexico community college hopes to offer concurrent enrollment to high school students in southwestern Colorado. Daily Times
  • Some parents concerned about transgender girl at Florence High. Daily Record
  • Canon City 6-year-old suspended for kissing girl on cheek. AP via Denver Post
  • EAGLE-Net officials have given lawmakers an update on progress in building out their broadband network. Denver Post
  • Dougco’s transportation director has resigned because of questions about use of discount store membership.


  • A new study by the National Council on Teacher Quality concludes that prep programs do a poor job teaching classroom management. EdWeek
  • A California union plans vigils for “rubber room” teachers. LA School Report
  • Political tensions are rising in Kansas over a pending school finance lawsuit. EdWeek
  • Most colleges have changed Native American team names without controversy. Inside Higher Ed
  • A British-based honors program is taking aim at Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate. EdWeek


  • Four-year community college degrees are an idea worth supporting. Pueblo Chieftain
  • A Wisconsin professor warns about the shrinking buying power of federal Pell Grants. Inside Higher Ed

Rise & Shine

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