Rise & Shine: Aurora elementary school principal expresses concern with district just before she departs it

VACCINATION DEBATE A newly updated immunization database created by Chalkbeat reveals that Boulder remains a hotspot for the anti-vaccination movement, students in districts with racial and income diversity are more likely to get their shots and nearly half of schools in the database did a better job this year tracking students’ immunization records. Chalkbeat Colorado

Here’s what Colorado’s schools immunization rates look like in six graphs. Chalkbeat

Search for your school’s vaccination rate in this database. Chalkbeat

ONE LAST COMMENT Before leaving her post, outgoing Tollgate Elementary School principal Laurie Godwin expressed concern over the direction Aurora Public Schools is heading. Aurora Sentinel

SHOULD BE FREE The Kennesburg school district is charging a mother $567 to see her own son’s medical records. Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition

NEW SCHOOL COMING Construction will start next week on a $17.5 million charter school, the Banning Lewis Preparatory Academy, in a large master-planned community in northeast Colorado Springs. Gazette

REDUNDANCY The Douglas County School District plans to spend $5,000 for a communications consultant, an amount which will be spent in addition to an annual budget of $1 million for its already-existing communications department. Colorado Independent