Rise & Shine: Jefferson County, Aurora voters to decide on tax increases for schools

RESUME BUILDER The Aurora school board sought to limit embattled director Eric Nelson’s role on the panel. Chalkbeat

Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, has asked the U.S. Attorney’s office to investigate whether Nelson broke federal law when he lied about his military experience. Aurora Sentinel 

And the editors of the Aurora Sentinel suggest the community should recall Nelson if he fails to resign. Aurora Sentinel

CAREER READINESS Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will talk jobs today at Adams City High School. Here are four things you need to know about the school. Chalkbeat

BUILDING BLOCKS Voters in Jefferson County will be asked in November to approve a $535 million bond issue to make widespread improvements to buildings and facilities in the 86,000-student district. Denver Post

Voters in Aurora will also be asked to raise their taxes to fund construction of new schools and repairs at existing buildings. Aurora Sentinel

WHO’S THE BOSS? The executive director of a pre-K-8 charter school in Douglas County is the sole finalist in the Douglas County School District’s search for an interim superintendent. Denver Post

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS More than a dozen teachers from Japan are in Colorado to learn English, so they can improve how they teach the language back home. 9News

TESTING Can PARCC — and other Common Core-aligned tests — be difficult and fair at the same time? Hechinger Report