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Rise & Shine: Transportation to and from school still tricky in some areas


  • The campaign in favor of Amendment 66 is getting busier. EdNews Colorado
  • St. Vrain students schools resumed class smoothly; Lyons students will return Monday. Times-Call
  • Estes Park schools are also resuming Monday at normal times. Trail Gazette
  • Some residents of mountain communities are still finding it difficult to get to and from school. Daily Camera
  • Crews are working to have some flooded schools in Boulder re-opened in two weeks. 9News
  • Impact on Education is starting a fund to help students and schools affected by flooding. Daily Camera
  • A scam targeting victims of the Colorado floods is fraudulently offering scholarship funds. Reporter Herald
  • Two Douglas County schools were placed on lockdown Thursday after a group of students dressed as pirates were mistakenly reported to police as a suspicious party. 9News


  • California’s plans to suspend state tests this year has put it in conflict with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Washington Post
  • The Ossining, N.Y. school district, once troubled by sour race relations, has made significant academic gains. Hechinger Report

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