Rise & Shine: What a teacher learned about his ninth graders’ reading habits

GROWING PAINS Colorado released its closely-watched student growth report on Tuesday. Denver continued to post impressive rates, while the results were bleak for Aurora Public Schools. The state also spotlighted a troubling achievement gap. Chalkbeat, 9News

Boulder County schools’ growth scores tracked with the state average. Daily Camera

Greeley-Evans School District 6 students showed less growth than the state average on English and math tests. Greeley Tribune

That story is also true in Grand Junction. Daily Sentinel

But students in Summit are moving at a quicker clip. Summit Daily

And here’s a closer look at the schools in Colorado Springs. Gazette

ASK AND YOU SHALL RECIEVE A Tennessee teacher, in a classroom exercise, asked 100 students about their reading habits. Here’s what he learned. Chalkbeat