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Rise & Shine: Wasson HS prepares to open in new form


  • Wasson High School is preparing to re-open as a hub that will offer eight programs to 2,000 students. Gazette
  • Students are returning to Douglas County schools with new security officers and new computers. Our Colorado News
  • A new campaign in Larimer County will promote early literacy. Reporter-Herald
  • Colorado Springs’ Head Start chapter is hosting a large game of musical chairs to raise money. Gazette
  • CU-Boulder is launching a new office to improve efficiency. Daily Camera


  • Efforts to give families tax credits for private school tuition are growing in many states. USA Today
  • Atlanta officials are hoping to revitalize one of their flagship schools with a $147 million new building. New York Times
  • The U.S. education department is granting waivers to No Child Left Behind requirements to individual California districts. Washington Post


  • Dallas Superintendent Mike Miles’ family’s move back to Colorado has prompted speculation in Dallas that he will also be leaving. Dallas Morning News


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.