NARROW MARGIN Democrats have a chance to gain control of Colorado’s Board of Education, as Democratic challenger Rebecca McClellan continues to hold a slim lead over incumbent Republican Debora Scheffel in a key race. But ballot counting isn’t over yet. Chalkbeat Colorado, KUNC, Colorado Independent

FIRST PERSON What I learned from running for office as Oklahoma’s Teacher of the Year (and losing). Chalkbeat

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION REACTION After welcoming almost 150 undocumented teachers, Teach for America starts planning for a Trump reality. Chalkbeat

Teachers in Denver Public Schools, where three-quarters of students are minorities, have tried their best to help students process a new president some weren’t expecting. Colorado Public Radio

More Denver students walked out of school Monday in protest of the presidential election results. 9News, 7News

A Basalt High School Thanksgiving tradition aimed at making newcomers feel welcome is needed this year more than ever, teachers said. Aspen Times

After a contentious discussion, the Greeley school board passed a resolution reaffirming the district’s commitment to a safe and supportive environment. Greeley Tribune

GETTING TO WORK The St. Vrain Valley School District is moving quickly on school construction projects made possible by the $260.3 million bond issue approved by voters last week. Daily Camera

STUDENT COUNT Enrollment in the Cañon City School District is slightly down this year, and that could impact the district’s budget. Cañon City Daily Record

BLENDED LEARNING Jefferson County school district’s Virtual Academy offers flexibility to students like Fabian Simons, who used to have to choose between going to school and going to work. 9News