LOOKING AHEAD Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol this week and several familiar education issues are likely to return. Chalkbeat Colorado

HOW I TEACH A Denver teacher of gifted and talented students writes about her daily routines for planning fun and engaging lessons. Chalkbeat Colorado

TRANSPARENCY A judge ruled that the school board of a charter school in Jeffco violated open meetings laws by not announcing the topics of discussion in two closed-door meetings. CFOIC

INEQUALITY School choice in Colorado is limited for students who have special needs. The Gazette

SUPERINTENDENTS An assistant superintendent from Colorado Springs and a community director for Aurora Public Schools are among the applicants for a superintendent job in Tennessee. Knoxville News Sentinel

NEW FOSSIL A student from Pueblo Community College noticed a new fossil in Cañon City during a field trip for his geology class. Daily Record