Rise & Shine: DeVos to visit Colorado schools this week

TOUR DEVOS U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit Colorado and other states this week as part of her first major tour of schools since she was confirmed. Chalkbeat

QUESTION MARK We’ve tried guessing which schools Betsy DeVos will visit in Colorado this week. Now, it’s your turn. Chalkbeat

PAYING FOR PRESCHOOL Promising first-year results from a study of full-day preschool in Westminster Public Schools have stoked optimism about a new financing approach officials are testing there. Chalkbeat

FAREWELL FINANCE GURU The Colorado education department’s chief financial officer is set to retire later this month. Chalkbeat

DAY OF SERVICE Students from Denver’s George Washington High School did community service to help commemorate the Sept. 11 attacks. Denver Post

LESSONS FROM FINLAND Colorado’s 2017 Teacher of the Year, Sean Wybrant, traveled to Finland this summer to see what he could learn from a school system that is consistently ranked one of the best in the world. CPR