FAIR RATINGS Westminster school leaders say they are seeing benefits from their competency based model, but the latest preliminary rating from the state hasn’t moved the district out of a path to intervention. Chalkbeat Colorado

SALARY Colorado teachers are making less money than in 1992, when adjusted for inflation. Colorado Public Radio

LEADERS High School students at Alameda High School have been volunteering twice a week at Lasley Elementary, helping teachers give students more individual attention. Denver Post

ELECTION A $260 million bond for the St. Vrain Valley School District would pay for three new schools, classroom additions and safety improvements among other items. Daily Camera

CONNECTIONS Boulder Valley School District staff members went to a resource fair to learn about the different organizations that can help struggling families or students with varying needs. Daily Camera

CONSTRUCTION The Vanguard School in Colorado Springs is breaking ground on a school building this week that will be dome-shaped. The Gazette