HELP WANTED Rural school officials want lawmakers to help find solutions to the teacher shortage they’re dealing with. Three bills will be considered. Chalkbeat Colorado

RESEARCH Denver Public Schools will create a committee that will study gentrification to find ways to integrate schools. Chalkbeat Colorado

BUDGET WOES A new projection Friday from the governor’s office shows a bigger gap in state funding that earlier anticipated. Chalkbeat Colorado

LOCATION A bill scheduled to be in committee this week would change how the distance is measured from a school to where oil and gas wells can be set up. Colorado Statesman, 9News, 7News

EXTRA DAY OFF A charter school in Cañon City will move to a four-day school week. Daily Record