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Rise & Shine: Boulder Valley summer classes go online


  • The school finance reform bill advanced in the House, though disputes over specific provisions remain. EdNews Colorado
  • A federal judge signed off on a revised plan that dictates how Denver educates students learning English. EdNews Colorado
  • If the school finance bill passes, Aspen’s school district would see an increase of about $250,000 in school funding a year, which is not enough to close its budget shortfall. Aspen Daily News
  • Almost all of Boulder Valley School District’s summer classes will be offered online this year. Daily Camera
  • Denver school officials announced that they are expanding their Math Fellows Program to reach thousands more students with targeted math tutoring. Denver Post
  • Windsor students are learning about rehabilitating their school’s wetlands. Denver Post
  • In an effort to encourage young people to think about higher education, lawmakers wore attire from their colleges on Friday. Colorado Statesman
  • Five candidates for chief education officer at Falcon 49 school district will interview with the school board this week. Colorado Springs Gazette
  • Lockdowns at two Colorado Springs elementary schools were lifted after police pursued an alleged bank robber through the area. Colorado Springs Gazette
  • The Northwest BOCES hired a new executive director. Steamboat Today


  • Labor groups are making a big push to get a stronger foothold in the charter school sector. Wall Street Journal
  • Several states are looking for alternatives to the GED because of concerns over changes in the test that are being implemented next year. AP via HuffPo
  • Measures to bolster school building security and school mental health services are advancing in the U.S. Senate. EdWeek


  • Commentary: Research shows that closing schools is not a silver bullet for financially struggling school districts. EdWeek

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