EQUALITY Districts including those in Aurora, Poudre and Durango wrestle with how to include, or not include, funding requests from their charter schools as part of their bond and mill levy requests on the ballot. Chalkbeat Colorado

INEQUALITY A teacher who has worked in many of Denver’s lower rated schools describes why he thinks the district’s recent modification to the school evaluation system was unfair. Chalkbeat Colorado

ELECTION 2016 The vast majority of the $500 million in deferred needs that Poudre officials cite, are actually present or future needs, not ones that have been put off. Coloradoan

CAMPAIGN FINANCE New reports show updated totals for how much the campaigns have raised to try to pass school tax measures. Gazette

AFFILIATIONS The leading candidate to be appointed for a seat on Douglas County’s school board, is affiliated with a conservative group that supports vouchers, raising some objections. Denver Post

BRANDING Several Colorado schools, including Thornton High, are changing their logo in response to colleges accusing them of having logos that look too similar to theirs. Denver Post

EMAIL INVESTIGATION A CU Boulder dean who has resigned that position, was found to have retaliated against a professor though the contents of one email are not being released. Daily Camera