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Rise & Shine: ASSET aids CU-Boulder student government leader


  • While most of the state’s school districts are using the state’s model teacher evaluation system, many of the most populous districts are using their own. EdNews Colorado
  • Supporters of a $950 million tax increase for education face big challenges to make the measure successful. Colorado Statesman
  • Among the 34 students in the University of Colorado who will now receive in-state tuition because of ASSET is a student body president at CU-Boulder. Daily Camera
  • Denver’s Bruce Randolph School will get a $5,000 grant. Denver Post
  • A pilot summer literacy program is working with students who live in public housing in Boulder. Daily Camera


  • Florida’s education scandals could hurt Jeb Bush’s presidential prospects. Miami Herald
  • Many charter schools in Texas operate out of churches, raising questions about the separation of church and state. New York Times
  • Schools in Cincinnati, where New York City mayoral candidates say the city should look for a model, still struggle academically. New York Times
  • Washington, D.C., charter schools vary widely in their private fundraising efforts. Washington Post
  • An evangelical church in Oregon is working with public schools to help them, but not proselytize. New York Times


  • Commentary: The president of Colorado Springs District 11’s school board says that the education tax ballot measure is key to improving education. Gazette

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.