Rise & Shine: Partisan showdown over school funding in House budget debate

READ ACT A years-long controversy over what language Colorado schools should use to test the reading skills of young English language learners appears to be over. Chalkbeat Colorado

‘SENSITIVE LOCATIONS’ Leaders from Denver’s city government, school district and court system are pressing Immigration and Customs Enforcement to back off enforcement actions at or near schools and courthouses. Chalkbeat Colorado, Denver Post, Denverite, Colorado Independent9News, CBS4, Channel 7

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT More Colorado students are taking college courses while they’re in high school, continuing an upward trend, state data show. Chalkbeat Colorado, Denver Post

THAT’S SO LEGISLATURE After a marathon debate, the Colorado House delayed a vote on $26.8 billion state budget that would under-fund schools. Denver Post

SEEKING SOLUTIONS As Chalkbeat has previously reported, a bipartisan bill aims to tackle the state’s teacher shortage. Aurora Sentinel