ROADMAP A new guide for school districts interested in blended learning offers three keys for successfully using the learning model. Chalkbeat Colorado

EARLY START A new reports finds that helping new and expectant mothers can lead to health and education gains for young kids. Chalkbeat Colorado

GIVING BACK An Adams County teenager created a free workout program for underprivileged kids. Denver Post

WATCHDOGS Aurora held its CyberCamp last week, as part of the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot program to expose students to cyber security jobs. Aurora Sentinel

BACK TO SCHOOL School supply drives are getting ready to hand over their collections to students. Gazette

OIL AND GAS People testifying in front of the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission asked the panel to, among other things, stop issuing drilling permits for sites near schools. CBS 4