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Rise & Shine: House school finance vote delayed


  • A final House vote on school finance reform was delayed until later in the week. Denver Post
  • Teachers and administrators in Adams 12 began negotiating a contract early, but the process has been contentious. EdNews Colorado
  • A panel of educators said the challenge of education is trying to prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist. Our Colorado News
  • A Lafayette charter school was named the state’s top high school by U.S. News and World Report. Daily Camera
  • The Roaring Fork school district is considering converting an elementary school to the Expeditionary Learning model. Post Independent


  • Residents of Newtown, Ct., rejected a budget that included extra funding for school security in the wake of last year’s shootings. AP via HuffPo
  • An 11-year-old YouTube sensation found fame by tinkering with science and engineering projects. New York Times


  • Commentary: Community college programs are a good way to accelerate career potential. Coloradoan

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