ELECTION 2016 Ballots are still being counted in the critical State Board of Education race to represent the 6th Congressional District, and as of Thursday night a recount loomed as a possibility. Chalkbeat Colorado

Should the education reform movement pay more attention to the part of America that carried Donald Trump to the presidency? Chalkbeat

Sewage problems plague a Mapleton elementary school — and the bond measure that would have fixed everything is losing. Chalkbeat Colorado

The Poudre School District’s $375 bond issue was narrowly passing according to the latest returns. Coloradoan

As Chalkbeat previously reported, local ballot measures seeking tax money to improve schools saw mixed results. Denver Post

FIRST PERSON What my students wrote on the day after Trump won, the most intense day of my teaching career. Chalkbeat Colorado

How I convinced my staff that state standards and PARCC tests benefit kids. Chalkbeat Colorado

HONORING VETERANS To commemorate Veterans Day, students at Fox Hollow Elementary School in the Cherry Creek School District honor a 102-year-old former naval nurse. Denver Post 

BREAKING GROUND Construction begins at a Greeley charter school, part of a five-year, $10 million project. Greeley Tribune

POLICE BLOTTER The principal of D’Evelyn Junior Senior High School in Jefferson County, often recognized for its academic achievements, was arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge. 9News