COLORADO

  • The State Board of Education denied an online charter school’s bid for breathing room on accountability requirements. EdNews Colorado
  • At a forum for Denver Public School board candidates, hopefuls debated school progress under Superintendent Tom Boasberg.  EdNews Colorado
  • Schools in St. Vrain and Boulder closed Tuesday because of flooding. Longmont Times-Call
  • Enrollment in the Estes Park school district has now been declining for more than a decade. Denver Post
  • Teachers in Aurora are trying to fill in the gaps of the new evaluation system. Aurora Sentinel
  • Colorado Springs School District 11 is working with the tech company Promethean to bring technological updates to its classrooms. Gazette
  • A new website is assigning letter grades to each of Colorado’s schools. Pagosa Daily Post

NATION

  • Bill de Blasio’s mayoral primary win in New York may mean the nation’s largest school system could  see major changes. Politico
  • Schools are increasingly trying to teach social and emotional intelligence. New York Times
  • A college professor meets Joel Klein and meditates on the future of tablets in education. New York Times

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.