EVERY VOTE COUNTS Democrats and Republicans are chasing down voters in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District to make sure their votes, which have been held for a variety of reasons, get counted in the race that will determine partisan control of the State Board of Education. Chalkbeat

FAQ Denver Public Schools has sent a letter with guidance on immigration issues home with students after the district and its schools were flooded with questions. Chalkbeat

REVERSING COURSE The Douglas County School Board voted to rescind a voucher program it created in March that would have offered parents the option of enrolling their children in a non-religious private school. Denver Post

FIRST PERSON A Commerce City teacher explains why fall is the worst. Chalkbeat

SAFE SCHOOLS Two Colorado Springs schools are reminding students and parents what the buildings consider appropriate behavior after an uptick in racial slurs and interfering with a service dog. Gazette

A lockout at Niwot High School in Boulder County prompted by a rumor of a student with a gun has been lifted on Tuesday morning after authorities deemed the threat not credible. Denver Post

MATH, THE MUSICAL Meet a Colorado teacher who uses music to teach his students math. 9News

HOOSIER GOSSIP Two prominent — and sometimes controversial — education leaders from Indiana are rumored to be on a short list to run the U.S. Department of Education. Chalkbeat