‘SAFE AND WELCOMING’ The Denver school board passed a resolution pledging to uphold and protect the constitutional rights of immigrant students. Chalkbeat Colorado, CPR, 9News, AP via The Gazette

STANDING UNITED At Colorado schools, students, teachers and staff took a stand on a “Day Without an Immigrant” through absence, silence and learning. Chalkbeat Colorado, Denverite, Denver Post, Greeley Tribune

GORSUCH ON ED The Associated Press dives into the education record of Colorado’s Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee. AP via LA Daily News

ARMING TEACHERS State lawmakers rejected a bill to arm teachers and school staff, but the Douglas County School District is moving ahead with its own plans. (Warning: very poorly written headline). CBS4

THE APPRENTICESHIPS The Mesa County Valley district will be among the first in Colorado to offer students apprenticeships through a new state initiative. KJCT

LET’S DANCE Longmont’s Flagstaff Academy welcomes a choreographer for a dance residency. Times-Call