Rise & Shine: Anti-bullying efforts in Sterling, Succeeds Prize debuts

HOW I TEACH A special education teacher at an elementary school in the Buena Vista School District is spotlighted in our popular How I Teach feature. Chalkbeat

AND THE WINNER IS … The inaugural Succeeds Prize — a partnership between the education reform advocacy group Colorado Succeeds and 9NEWS/KUSA — will give away nearly $100,000 in cash prizes Tuesday night. 9News

SELECT COMPANY A freshman at Colorado Springs’ Palmer High School has been named a top 30 finalist in a prestigious science, technology, engineering and mathematics middle school competition. Gazette

CARE AND OVERSIGHT A Pueblo school board member, who has a nursing background, is taking issue with oversight and expectations for the district’s nurses. Pueblo Chieftain

TAKING A STAND Youth donning orange presented an anti-bullying resolution to the RE-1 Valley school board in Sterling, part of the district’s efforts during Bullying Prevention Month. Journal-Advocate