INNOVATION An Aurora elementary school that the school board is giving another year to turn things around now has a list of recommendations to cretate an action plan for change. Chalkbeat

ROLE MODELS CSU-Pueblo gets help in boosting Hispanic, low-income students to enroll in STEM programs. Pueblo Chieftain

H-E-L-M-I-N-T-H-I-A-S-I-S An 11-year-old Denver student won the Colorado state spelling bee this weekend. Denver Post

WALKOUTS Boulder schools are among those nationwide planning walkouts on Wednesday to remember the people killed in the Parkland, Fla. shooting last month. Daily Camera

ANOTHER WAY A senior at Golden High School is planning an after school memorial as an alternative to walking out of school Wednesday. CBS 4

TWO CENTS The editorial board for the Gazette questions the walkouts students are planning this week, and school districts that say they may not be responsible for student safety. Gazette