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Rise & Shine: Co. Springs may reassign principals


  • The House Education committee killed a bill that would have allowed community colleges to offer some bachelor’s degrees. EdNews Colorado
  • The Aurora Public School board voted for Rico Munn as its top choice for the district’s next superintendent. EdNews Colorado
  • University of Colorado Regents and the state community college board are meeting to vote on a tuition increase. EdNews Colorado
  • The Colorado Springs District 11 board is considering a large slate of reassignments for its school leaders next year. Colorado Springs Gazette
  • The District 11 board will also consider renaming the Wasson High School campus. KOAA


  • In Dallas, aspiring principals are taking a lead role in schools under a program started by Superintendent Mike Miles, who formerly worked in Colorado Springs. Dallas Morning News
  • Major national education associations are shifting their leadership as they work to stay relevant. EdWeek
  • Some university professors are experimenting with new software that tells them if their students have done the reading. New York Times
  • Food that was recalled in an E. coli scare might have been served in schools, the manufacturer says. USA Today


  • Editorial: The NRA’s plan to arm school staff goes too far. Denver Post
  • Commentary: School leaders should work to keep teacher morale up. EdWeek

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