COLORADO

  • Eleven Denver schools slipped to the lowest rating on Denver’s School Performance Framework accountability system. EdNews Colorado
  • School Accountability Committees are a little-known way for parents to get involved in the operations of their children’s schools. EdNews Colorado
  • The Independence Institute think tank is helping fund a community group that is promoting the Douglas County school board. Our Colorado News
  • The group of elementary students rescued from an outdoor educational site were returned to their homes by a convoy. Our Colorado News
  • Boulder Valley students will return to class on Wednesday. KDVR

NATION

  •  A group of unions and progressive activists are pointing to the results of a Connecticut primary as evidence that the tide is turning away from accountability-based education reform. Atlantic

OPINION

  • In an excerpt from her new book, Diane Ravitch outlines the genesis of No Child Left Behind and the emergence of charter schools. Washington Post

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.