Rise & Shine: Colorado wants a lot more adults to earn post-secondary education by 2025

TOUR DeVOS U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday will visit a Denver private autism center that played a key role in a historic U.S. Supreme Court case over how public schools should educate students with special needs. Chalkbeat

Earlier, the secretary kicked off her “Rethink School” tour in Casper, Wyo., encouraging schools to be more innovative — and to help students avoid the boredom she once felt as a student. Chalkbeat

POLICY POSITIONS Republican gubernatorial hopeful Doug Robinson would like to see a fundamental change to Colorado’s public education system — one that gives the governor’s office far more authority. Chalkbeat

LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL State officials want 66 percent of Colorado’s adults to attain a post-secondary education by 2025, helping to ensure their employment in a rapidly changing world. Denver Post

STEM FOR ALL The Englewood school district is expanding its integrated STEM curriculum — to all classrooms — thanks to a $400,000 grant. Denver Post

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS The Roaring Fork School District has a new busing program — that doesn’t include a bus. 9News

DAILY CAMERA Boulder Valley School District officials are defending a decision to not release information about a $850,000 fraud case, citing ongoing legal concerns. Times-Call