Rise & Shine: Interim principal named at Denver’s Manual High School

INTERIM AT MANUAL An interim principal was named for Denver’s Manual High School Monday, three days after the previous principal resigned. Chalkbeat

TWO FINALISTS The Boulder Valley school board on Monday narrowed its superintendent search to finalists Rob Anderson, a deputy superintendent in Atlanta’s Fulton County Schools, and Krish Mohip, CEO of Ohio’s Youngstown City School District. Daily Camera

NOPE Officials in the Grand Junction-based School District 51 don’t think arming teachers is a good idea. Daily Sentinel

CONSERVATIVE ON CAMPUS A professor at the Colorado Springs campus of the University of Colorado talks about his book on the experience of conservative professors in higher education. CPR

THEATER STUDENTS PROTEST High school students in the Academy 20 school district held a sit-in after the faculty director of their upcoming musical revue was put on administrative leave. Gazette

MUSIC MAN A nonprofit called Bringing Music to Life donates instruments to low-income students at schools across the state. Westword