Rise & Shine: Former Harrison Superintendent Miles hired to help run Colo. Springs charter school

CHARTER SHAKEUP Mike Miles, the former and sometimes controversial superintendent of the Harrison School District, has been hired to improve a charter school in Colorado Springs. Gazette

HOPING AGAINST HOPE The Eaton School District may once again try to give HOPE Online the boot. Greeley Tribune

SHOW ME THE MONEY The State Board of Education approved funding 31 local school renovation projects, but once again charter schools will receive only a tiny percentage of the money. Watchdog

RIBBIT A group of 10 high school students tested an underwater robot they built to replace human divers in search of a rare frog at South America’s Lake Titicaca. Denver Post

TEACHING THE TEACHER Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley teachers became the learners this week, attending technology-themed training sessions to get ideas for next school year. Daily Camera

SUMMER READING Here are a dozen books recommended by Denver teachers to keep students reading through the summer. Denver Post

SCHOOL BUILDING The Poudre School District is planning to build an elementary school on the north end of Loveland to open for the 2018-19 school year. Reporter-Herald