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Rise & Shine: Littleton board poised to put $80 million bond issue on ballot


  • State test scores were essentially flat, though achievement gaps narrowed very slightly. EdNews Colorado
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  • Opponents of Common Core standards picketed the State Board of Education. EdNews Colorado
  • The campaign to pass a $950 million tax measure will launch in earnest today. AP
  • Milliken Elementary School’s scores were declared invalid because of alleged test tampering. Greeley Tribune
  • The Littleton school board seems poised to put an $80 million bond issue on the November ballot. Our Colorado News
  • Officials in Aurora schools are participating in active shooter drills. KDVR
  • As the Littleton school year starts, schools are focusing on science instruction. Our Colorado News


  • New York City is issuing scorecards for teacher preparation programs. New York Times
  • New research suggests that children with early exposure to lead are more likely to be suspended from school. USA Today

Rise & Shine

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