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Rise & Shine: School districts increasingly struggling with principal turnover


  • A recent law is improving awareness of the dangers of concussions, but school districts’ preventative practices still vary widely. EdNews Colorado
  • The vice president of the Public Education and Business Coalition talks teacher preparation, standardized testing and working with lawmakers. 5280
  • A Douglas County school board forum will be held even though many of the candidates who oppose the board’s current policies have scheduling conflicts. Our Colorado News
  • And Littleton residents will be able to meet their school board candidates at two forums. Our Colorado News
  • Colorado Public Radio’s education reporter Jenny Brundin talks the Dougco school board, charter school teacher, and parenting practices around the world. CPR


  • New York City schoolchildren returned to school for the last time under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. GothamSchools
  • School districts are increasingly struggling with principal turnover. NPR
  • A new $2 million grant will promote blended learning initiatives in Washington, D.C. Washington Post


  • The former first lady of Colorado promotes early literacy programs as a poverty-fighting tool. Denver Post

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