NEW START Denver’s low-performing Amesse Elementary will be taken over next fall by leaders from nearby McGlone Academy in an effort to improve academic achievement. Chalkbeat

DISCIPLINE DECISION The Denver school board voted unanimously Monday to revise its student discipline policy to limit suspensions and expulsions of preschool through third-grade students. Chalkbeat

CHARTER RALLY Republicans in the Colorado legislature are expected to turn out in force Thursday for a lunchtime rally for charter schools in Colorado Springs. The Gazette

YOU’RE HIRED The Boulder Valley school board voted unanimously Monday to officially hire former Jeffco Superintendent Cindy Stevenson as the interim superintendent in the wake of Bruce Messinger’s firing. The Camera

TWO CENTS The Denver Post editorial board endorsed the decision to stick with state tests based on the Common Core State Standards even as the state breaks with the PARCC consortium. Denver Post