TICK TOCK More Aurora schools are now on the state’s academic watch list, despite six schools showing improvement. Chalkbeat

GETTING TO KNOW YOU Denver Public Schools has a new director of family engagement. And for Georgia Duran, it’s a sort of homecoming. Chalkbeat

GROWING PAINS Preliminary student enrollment counts show very little growth in the Boulder Valley School District, while the neighboring St. Vrain Valley School District is continuing its high growth pattern. Daily Camera

STORY TIME First graders at a Castle Rock elementary school take turns reading to their fellow student with disabilities. 9News

SAFE SCHOOLS Colorado Springs police arrested a teenage boy Tuesday after he posted messages on social media, mimicking a national trend of clowns threatening to terrorize schools through online accounts. Gazette

LEGAL MATTERS The University of Denver, the target of a pay discrimination lawsuit filed last week by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, responded to charges by disputing the agency’s claims that female law professors faced gender bias in compensation. Denver Post