Rise & Shine: State attorney general to fund new suicide prevention initiatives to help Colorado teen

INTEGRATION CONVERSATION To address declining enrollment and combat segregation, Denver Public Schools should consider a number of steps including creating a clear and community-driven process for consolidating under-enrolled schools, according to a committee of community leaders. Chalkbeat

CHILD CARE DESERT State and local policymakers can help rid Colorado of child care deserts by providing informal child care providers with streamlined policies, low-cost training and a network to connect families with care, a panel of providers and advocates said Tuesday. Chalkbeat

SUICIDE PREVENTION After an especially tough school year in Colorado regarding youth suicides, the state attorney general’s office will fund new prevention initiatives to help teens statewide. Denver Post

HEALTHY SCHOOLS Six therapy dogs are attending school alongside students at Denver’s Bruce Randolph School to help kids cope with anger, addiction, and just the stress of being at school. 9News

SEASON OF GIVING A new app is helping connect homeless Denver students to generous donations. CPR