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Rise & Shine: New education degrees to be offered at two Colo. colleges


  • A Longmont elementary school offers an active experience for kids that harkens back to children’s outdoor play of the past. EdNews Colorado
  • The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Colorado College are both adding education degrees. Gazette
  • The Lewis-Palmer District 38 school board is seeking a mill levy override in the November election to offset budget cuts. Our Colorado News
  • An overview of the candidates and issues in the upcoming Denver school board race. Colorado Statesman
  • Teacher pay in the St. Vrain Valley School district is close to the state average. Longmont Times-Call
  • Colorado universities are trying to build revenue by attracting more out-of-state students with athletic programs. Denver Post


  • The first school taken over by parents under California’s parent trigger law is set to open. Politico
  • Federal sequestration cuts have been particularly hard on Hispanic families. Seattle Times
  • A basketball team at a school run by Tennessee’s juvenile system won no games but provided stability in the lives of the players. New York Times


  • Commentary: U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton proposes to use revenues from timber harvesting on public land to fund rural education. Denver Post

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