REFORMS A new report evaluating the progress and effect of reforms in Denver schools says they are working. Chalkbeat Colorado

EVOLVING DISCIPLINE Denver Public Schools announced plans to eliminate most suspensions and expulsions for students in preschool through third-grade. Chalkbeat Colorado, 9News, CBS 4

BIG TWEAKS DPS is considering changes to the new school closure policy to eliminate some confusion, but may require board members to decide on school closures just before the election. Chalkbeat Colorado

AT HOME Adams 14 schools are trying to increase parental involvement including by having teachers visit kids at home to meet their families. Channel 7

CLASS SIZE Stapleton parents are concerned that class sizes for kids in the early grades are getting too large. Channel 7

SCHOOLS CHIEF About 40 people have applied for the superintendent job in Grand Junction including the school board president. Daily Sentinel