Rise & Shine: Jeffco school district preparing for cuts after defeat at the ballot

NEW CONTROL The woman challenging the Republican incumbent for a seat on the state Board of Education narrowly won according to final numbers released Friday, giving control of the board to Democrats. Chalkbeat Colorado.

ANOTHER CLOSE ONE The bond measure for Mapleton Public Schools passed by 79 votes, narrowly avoiding a recall. Chalkbeat Colorado

CUTS Officials in Jeffco are evaluating what changes they will have to make as a result of failing to pass their tax measures. Denver Post

MORE ELECTION FALLOUT The Denver Public School’s board of education passed a resolution in support of creating safe classrooms for all following the presidential election fallout. Chalkbeat Colorado

Students are also having more discussion in class about campaigns, presidential powers and diversity. Chalkbeat Colorado

Vandals spray painted swastikas on the outside of Isabella Bird Community School in Stapleton over the weekend. Fox 31

TIME INVESTMENT A reading club at Lumberg Elementary in Edgewater is helping students practice reading and it’s paying off in big ways for volunteers and for kids. Chalkbeat Colorado

BIG MOVES The director of the Colorado League of Charter Schools is leaving her job to lead a new Walton Family Foundation initiative. Chalkbeat Colorado

CHANGING COURSE A Greeley elementary school is working to improve despite knowing state officials will decide the school’s fate after having reached the limit of five years on the state’s watchlist for low performance. Greeley Tribune

OUT OF THIS WORLD High school students from Wheat Ridge got to participate in a video conference call with astronauts to learn how science is applied in real careers. 9News

CODING About 100 students took over the Broncos stadium over the weekend for a 36-hour hack-athon. Denver Post