Rise & Shine: State releases new income guidelines for free, reduced lunch

WHO’S THE BOSS? The Adams 14 school board in Commerce City is expected to choose a new superintendent Wednesday night. The district’s new leader will face the formidable challenge of leading a school district that has run out of time to improve its performance on state tests and is expected to be hit with state sanctions. Chalkbeat

HELP WANTED Colorado’s need for teachers is being met by educators who are being trained out of state. Chalkbeat

FIRST PERSON A Denver teacher shares how she helps students who transfer into her class adjust to their setting, and explains why it’s important. Chalkbeat

HEALTHY SCHOOLS The Colorado Department of Education released the 2016-17 income guidelines for families with children who may qualify to receive free or reduced-price lunch, breakfast and milk sold at local schools. Aurora Sentinel

Eight more Jefferson County schools will join a list of more than a dozen schools that have tested for higher than recommend levels of lead in their water. Golden Transcript

FLIP IT The restoration of a historic school in Wheat Ridge got a big boost with the announcement that the 1927 building is eligible for nearly $2 million in historic preservation tax credits. Denver Post

OPEN SEAT The largest school district in Colorado Springs is taking applications from community members who want to fill an empty seat on its school board. Gazette