SHARING A bill that would require districts to share their funding equally with charter schools is cleared the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday. Chalkbeat Colorado, The Gazette

WHAT MONEY BUYS A school in Littleton received more money from the district in an experiment to see if achievement could improve among English learners and disadvantaged kids. Colorado Public Radio

HOME LIFE Aurora teachers say there are factors not considered in state reports about the school district’s performance. Aurora Sentinel

EFFECTIVENESS Teachers in Northwest Colorado are more often rated highly effective, and educators credit a process of feedback to make them better. Craig Daily Press

TEAMWORK Students from Jefferson County work together to step out of their comfort zone when they are at Outdoor Lab. Canyon Courier

IMPROVEMENT A 20-year-old charter school in Colorado Springs earned one of the Governor’s awards for improved performance. The Gazette