COLORADO

  • A new survey by a Republican-leaning pollster shows most voters are still uninformed about Amendment 66, but would likely vote no if the election was today. Denver Post
  • School districts in Pueblo are bracing for more federal cuts. Chieftain
  • Senator Michael Bennett visited schools in storm-damaged Weld districts. Greeley Tribune
  • Boulder’s Waldorf Kindergarten is working to restore its school building destroyed by the flood. Daily Camera
  • Poudre School District is starting a committee to address the issue of heat in classrooms. Coloradoan

NATION

  • Florida is leaving a Common Core test consortium and could drop the standards altogether. Miami Herald
  • More than two dozen California schools lost their academic rating because of cheating allegations. L.A. Times

OPINION

  • Democratic Congressman Jared Polis argues in favor of new legislation that will help colleges move to competency-based learning. The Hill

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.