Rise & Shine: State lawmakers could decide to create seal of biliteracy

MEASURING LITERACY Colorado lawmakers are seeking to undo a controversial State Board of Education decision that called for schools to test thousands of Colorado’s youngest students in English to gauge their reading proficiency. Chalkbeat 

PROOF OF BILITERACY Colorado high school graduates next year likely will be able to earn a new credential that proves to colleges and employers they can communicate in at least two languages. Chalkbeat

TESTING The Colorado State Board of Education voted Friday to support a bill that would align the statewide language arts and math assessments for ninth-graders to the ones 10th and 11th graders take. 9News

VOUCHER FIGHT Some experts say the result of the Douglas County school board election next November could play a pivotal role in what happens with the district’s controversial voucher case, which the district appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Colorado Independent

WELLNESS CHAMPION The Manitou School District won top honors in statewide healthy schools contest.  The Gazette

WE LIKE YOU The Cañon City School Board renewed the contract of Superintendent George Welsh for another two years Monday. Daily Record