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Rise & Shine: Software helps profs grade essays


  • Officials in Estes Park have decided that only police should be allowed to carry weapons in schools. Trail Gazette
  • Greeley school officials spent spring break installing a new security system. Denver Post
  • Construction on a $13.2 million performing arts center at a Catholic school in Aurora. Denver Post
  • Two teenage boys have been arrested for threatening to shoot students and teachers at two Colorado high schools. Pueblo Chieftain


  • A new software allows college professors to grade essays electronically. New York Times
  • Teachers in New York say they’re uneasy that tests linked to the Common Core might be given too soon. EdWeek


  • Commentary: The right response to cheating scandals is to change testing, not end it. New York Daily News
  • Commentary: If opponents of education testing want to build a credible movement, they must offer a compelling alternative vision. EdWeek

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