EVOLVING EVALUATION Six years in, Colorado’s educator evaluation program has changed the conversation around performance. CPR

DOUBLE STANDARD? Some Jeffco parents have questioned the district’s superintendent selection process this year, saying it’s similar to one some board members criticized three years ago. Denver Post

DIVERSITY IN DPS A look at the district’s “Make Your Mark” effort to recruit racially diverse educators to its schools. Westword

GET YOUR GUN A local gun rights group is bringing an advanced training course to Colorado to help local teachers, principals and other school personnel learn how to stop a Columbine-style mass shooting. Denver Post

SENSORY THEATER A Shakespeare-themed production at the Denver Center for Performing Arts introduces preschoolers to theater through all the senses. 9News

BEATING THE ODDS At St. Vrain Valley’s alternative high school, some graduates have overcome countless hurdles. Times-Call

BEE AMAZING The winner of the Colorado State Spelling Bee — an Aurora eighth-grader — will head to  national spelling bee this week. CPR

PRESCHOOL INEQUALITY Even as more children nationwide attend preschool, geography still makes a huge difference, according to a new report that Chalkbeat also covered last week. PBS Newshour