NIXED A bipartisan attempt to reform how Colorado schools discipline their youngest students died Monday, even after the bill’s sponsors offered amendments to placate rural school leaders who opposed the legislation. Chalkbeat

ON HOLD Funding for Colorado’s schools is caught in the political crosshairs at the statehouse with only 23 days left for lawmakers to complete their work this year. Chalkbeat

SYSTEM OVERHAUL A measure that would overhaul Colorado’s K-12 school system so that it can best prepare students for the world of 2030 passed the State House Monday and is headed from the Senate. Denver Post

GLOOMY OUTLOOK An administrator from the Colorado Springs 11 district discussed the worsening school funding crisis. Pueblo Chieftain

NO WARNING Parents were upset after a child care center in Thornton unexpectedly disenrolled their children. 9News

LEAD PIPE Colorado is one step closer to passing a bill that would allow lead testing of school water. 9News

DIGITAL BOOST One hundred low-income students received free computers Monday as part of a giveaway in Colorado Springs. The Gazette