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Rise & Shine: Culinary classes grow in popularity

COLORADO

  • The House delayed its vote on school finance reform. EdNews Colorado
  • Culinary classes are becoming more popular in Colorado high schools. Denver Post
  • The “Day Without Hate” program begun in a Jeffco high school is now observed in 12 states around the country. 9News
  • A University of Colorado Regent says he wants the state’s liberal arts schools to recruit more conservative professors. AP via Denver Post
    Two Boulder students were selected to design public art for the city’s 15th streetscape improvements. Daily Camera
  • Colorado families are increasingly struggling to pay for rising college costs. Denver Post

NATION

  • The Obama administration is investing in improving struggling schools, a choice that those who have started schools from scratch warn against. USA Today
  • Texas lawmakers are trying to ease truancy laws that some advocates say are too punitive. New York Times
    Students in Wilcox County, Ga., held the racially integrated prom that they organized over the weekend. New York Times

OPINION

  • Commentary: We must address the growing educational inequity between affluent and poor students. New York Times
  • Commentary: Putting another billion dollars into education through the finance reform bill isn’t likely to improve schools. Denver Post

Rise & Shine

Each weekday morning, we search websites of various media, comb through RSS feeds and peruse Google alerts to bring you a roundup of the day’s top education headlines, in Colorado and across the country, by 8 a.m. If you’d like to suggest a story we’ve missed or a source we should add to the list, please email us at ednews@ednewscolorado.org.

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