RURAL FUNDS A bill that would redesignate a fee as a way to free some money to send to rural schools is facing an uphill battle. Chalkbeat Colorado

RECOMMENDATIONS The state Board of Education will hear recommendations for changes at Greeley and Pueblo schools that have been low performing for several years. Chalkbeat Colorado

THE SEARCH The Jeffco school board on Thursday narrowed the pool of candidates they are considering for superintendent. Chalkbeat Colorado

CRISIS A high number of deaths of students and staff of Colorado Springs schools is changing the way the districts offer crisis counseling. Gazette

DISCIPLINE ALTERNATIVES More schools are using restorative justice practices as alternatives to suspensions. Channel 7

WINNING MODEL One charter application for a project-based learning school got approval from the board of a Colorado Springs district, while others were sent to the state authorizing board. Gazette

LANGUAGE The Arapahoe are trying to bring back their language and a CU Boulder researcher is helping. Denver Post