Rise & Shine: Jeffco high school gets $1,000 gift from anonymous man

COME AGAIN? Frustrated students and parents at Northfield High School in Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood told district officials they were not pleased with proposed plans for a new building on their campus for a DSST charter school. Chalkbeat

HOLD UP, WAIT A MINUTE Plans to change how students learn at Aurora Central High School, one of the state’s lowest-performing schools that faces sanctions next year from the State Board of Education, have been put on hold. Chalkbeat

MEETING OF THE MINDS Here’s a quick look at the lawmakers who will sit on the General Assembly’s two education committees and the debates they may have. Chalkbeat

COMPLIANCE MUCH A new report found 16 schools districts, including some of the largest in the state, have not updated their teacher contracts to be fully in line with the state’s teacher evaluation laws. But some district officials say updating that language hasn’t been a priority because the provision highlighted is rarely used. Chalkbeat

MOVERS AND SHAKERS Rebecca Holmes, a former associate state education commissioner will be the next president and CEO of the Colorado Education Initiative. Chalkbeat

COLORADO GIVES An unidentified man donated $1,000 to a Jefferson County high school recently profiled by Chalkbeat. 9News

GLOBAL LEARNING Elementary school students in Pueblo took part in an international event to learn more about computer coding. Pueblo Chieftain

TEACHING & LEARNING Some Colorado Springs classrooms are embracing more individualized learning for students. Fox21

HEALTHY SCHOOLS Colorado schools continue to participate in farm-to-lunch-table like Project Produce. Denver Post