THE FIX IS IN At the insistence of the State Board of Education, an outside nonprofit group will have significant authority in efforts to improve three Pueblo schools. Chalkbeat, Pueblo Chieftain

Yet another nonprofit, this one based in Arizona, will play a big role in the state-approved plan for the Adams 14 district. Chalkbeat

HOW I TEACH An award-winning teacher at Cherry Creek High School sees history as a story rich with “heroes and villains, ideas, decisions and lucky breaks.” Chalkbeat

MORE THAN A SCORE Looking beyond test performances, researchers are asking these questions about charter schools. Chalkbeat

NEW DATABASE Both the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley school districts have vaccination rates below the state average. Daily Camera 

COMMUNITY IDEAL The 4-acre Dahlia Campus for Health and Well-Being in northeast Denver, which Chalkbeat wrote about last year, is an oasis for family health, food access and care. CPR

FILLING IN A retired education from Pueblo will guide the Eagle County school district on an interim basis while a search is underway to replace Jason Glass, who is leaving to become Jeffco superintendent. Vail Daily

KIDS FIRST The Grand Junction Economic Partnership’s 2030 Vision survey identified K-12 education as the No. 1 priority in the city. WesternSlopeNow.com