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Rise & Shine: Lyons students return to school


  • Lyons students returned to school after being displaced since September. Daily Camera
  • This one time, at band camp, CU received a $2 million endowment for music school scholarships. Denver Post
  • School is back in session for an Evergreen elementary school after a small fire broke out. 9News
  • Students from Cherry Creek paid tribute to medal of honor winners in Pueblo. The Chieftain


  • United States 15-year-olds scored just below the international average in math on a test administered to students in 65 countries. USA Today
  • Large, mostly urban, school districts are rethinking their zero-tolerance policies on minor crimes. New York Times
  • This isn’t your grandma’s PTA: parents, mostly immigrants, are organizing for education changes, big and small, in Los Angeles. LA Times
  • School is stressing test kids out. NPR


  • Education policies should work to meet the needs and ideas of the new Millennial workforce. EdNews

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