Rise & Shine: Colorado Springs classes teaching students construction skills are gaining popularity

IN RESPONSE Superintendents and district leaders are facing uncharted territory as they grapple with responses to national immigration news about DACA. Chalkbeat

WORKFORCE A construction trades certificate program for high school students funded by the industry is expanding as skills are in demand. Gazette

LOCAL DECISIONS State records from charter schools show replacement plans for teaching sexuality, alcohol and drugs aren’t detailed and may allow for abstinence education. Westword

POLICY TO COME Local college officials disagree with the U.S. Secretary of Education’s suggestion that new guidelines are needed for how they handle sex assault cases. Colorado Public Radio

DIVERSITY Fewer white students are enrolling in Colorado colleges. Denver Post