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Rise & Shine: Jeffco parents question fees after new bond and levy


  •  A Jefferson County school board member resigned because she moved out of the district. EdNews EdWire
  • Parents in Jeffco are asking why they must still pay school fees after the passage of a new bond and mill levy override. 9News
  • Douglas County schools are preparing to start the new school year with new armed marshals. CBS Denver


  • Although it laid off nearly 4,000 earlier this year, the Philadelphia school district is hiring. Philadelphia Daily News
  • The Obama administration is using discretionary funding to push forward with its early education initiatives. Politico
  • North Carolina’s education chief is the latest to warn that test scores will fall when the exams align to new standards. News & Observer
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that will allow transgender students to use restrooms and compete on sports teams based on their gender identity. L.A. Times
  • Chinese students are increasingly studying abroad in the United States as early as middle or high school. Christian Science Monitor


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.