CITING FINANCES Nationally-recognized Clayton Early Learning will close its center in far northeast Denver and limit enrollment at its flagship school to families who receive federal assistance through Head Start. Chalkbeat, 9News, Westword, CBS4.

NEW TACTICS The Denver teachers union’s strategy for approaching this year’s contract negotiations: Go big. Chalkbeat

NEW WEBSITE You can now look up detailed financial information on Colorado public schools and districts. Chalkbeat

ELECTION 2017 Two candidates have already declared for an open seat on the Cherry Creek School District board. Aurora Sentinel