clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Rise & Shine: Dove Creek may become model for armed educators


  • Legislators cleared most of the last education bills under consideration off their plates. EdNews Colorado
  • Some schools want more students to walk or bike, but safety concerns and car culture can make it a hard sell. EdNews Colorado
  • The tiny school district in Dove Creek may become a model for other school districts looking for loopholes in state law in order to arm educators. Denver Post
  • Newsweek’s list of the top 2,000 high schools in the country included 40 Colorado schools. 9News
  • A group of parents trying to recall a group of Colorado Springs school board members failed to gather enough signatures to advance their petition. Gazette
  • The four school districts in Dolores and Montezuma counties are adding new teacher coach positions as part of their new evaluation system. Cortez Journal
  • A workshop aims to show teachers how they can use classroom gardens in their lessons. Post Independent
  • A new Global Village Academy will open in Windsor. Coloradoan


  • The vast majority of teachers in the nation’s largest school districts either saw their pay frozen or took a pay cut during the recession. New York Times
  • A small Michigan school district has run out of money to pay its teachers, but the teachers agreed to work for free until the end of the school year. HuffPo
  • The ACT is moving to computer-based testing. New York Times


  • Commentary: Other cities, including Richmond, Virginia, are looking to Denver as a model for education and economic development. Richmond Times-Dispatch

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

Help Chalkbeat raise $80k by Dec 31

Chalkbeat is a nonprofit newsroom filling a vital community need. We could not do this without you, and we need your support to keep going in 2022.

Connect with your community

Find upcoming Colorado events

Sign up for the newsletter Chalkbeat Colorado

Sign up for our newsletter.