EVOLVING VIEWS The sole finalist for Jeffco Public School superintendent has changed his views about education reform. Chalkbeat

DOWN TO TWO University Prep charter school is no longer in the running to replace Denver’s low-performing Amesse Elementary School. Chalkbeat

HOW I LEAD An elementary school principal describes how he thinks about leadership, what brain science has taught him and how lagging school funding affects his staff. Chalkbeat

LOOMING CRISIS Chalkbeat’s Deputy Bureau Chief Nic Garcia talks with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner about the outlook on education funding now that the 2017 legislative session is over. CPR

RURAL GRADUATION The graduating class of Lone Star School outside of Yuma is just four students. CPR

BOOK PULLED A western Colorado school district ordered librarians to temporarily stop circulating a book that’s the basis for Netflix’s popular new series “13 Reasons Why.” AP via Aurora Sentinel