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Rise & Shine: Cañon City district is the latest to consider four-day week

 

FLIRTING WITH FOUR DAYS Following in the footsteps of other Colorado districts, the Cañon City School Board is set to discuss the possibility of moving to a four-day school week. The Daily Record

OPINION Tony Lewis, head of the Donnell-Kay Foundation, calls for a “profound change” in Denver Public Schools’ leadership because many students of color and students from poor families aren’t succeeding. The 74 

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FOSTER CARE BILL State legislation under consideration would require school districts and county child welfare departments to arrange and fund transportation to a foster child’s “school of origin” — the school the child attended before moving to a new placement. Denver Post

PRESCHOOL ON A BUS A new program from Thornton-based educational organization Right On Learning offers mobile preschool to children in Federal Heights. Denver Post 

TIME TO TEST High school freshman will take the PSAT test this year,  cutting the time they’ll spend on state assessments from nearly 10 hours to less than three hours. Gazette

SEE YA’ TABOR Some gubernatorial candidates said at a debate Monday they wanted to repeal TABOR, a constitutional amendment that affects school funding. KUNC

THE ONLY OPTION A new report shows that Head Start programs are sometimes the only child care centers available in certain rural counties, including in Colorado. Hechinger Report

DENIED While DACA students in Colorado and other states are eligible for in-state college tuition rates, Arizona’s DACA students will no longer be eligible for in-state rates, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday. NPR