Rise & Shine: Aurora teachers could get bigger raise if bond measure passes

FAULT LINES Two Denver-area school districts — Sheridan and Littleton — are spotlighted in a new report that studied how attendance boundary lines have contributed to socioeconomic segregation. Chalkbeat

TROUBLED WATER Denver Public Schools is taking the precautionary measure of testing water for lead in all of its buildings. Chalkbeat

MORE MONEY Aurora Public Schools teachers could see a bigger raise if voters approve a tax hike in November. Aurora Sentinel 

TRANS RIGHTS Boulder’s public schools are often highlighted as a national example when it comes to transgender rights. A recent high school graduate and the superintendent explain why. CPR

MORE OPTIONS A Louisville high school wants to become the state’s next early college, which would allow students to earn an associates degree before they graduate. Daily Camera

BACK TO SCHOOL FINANCE The beginning of a new school year is an opportunity to introduce children to everyday financial concepts, explains a financial expert. Gazette

SUMMER VACATIONS A Denver seventh grader spent his summer performing  at the Colorado Shakespeare festival. 9News

Meanwhile, An Olathe high school senior spent her summer in California studying drug addiction. Chalkbeat

RIP Dan Maas, the Thompson School District’s chief operations officer, was killed in an auto accident Friday night in Denver. Denver Post