Rise & Shine: New report looks at nation’s opt-out movement

COMMITTEE MUCH? Two groups in Colorado  are working on issues around the nation’s new education law. What’s the difference and where does their work intersect? We take a look. Chalkbeat

BEST. TRAINING. EVER. A Colorado teacher got to spend a week at space camp. And yes, it was awesome. Chalkbeat

TESTING MATTERS The typical opt out activist is a highly educated, white, married, politically liberal parent whose children attend public school and whose household median income is well above the national average, a new report finds. Chalkbeat

HEALTHY SCHOOLS Some Colorado Springs-area school districts are rethinking their role in preventing suicide after multiple students took their own lives during the last two years. Gazette

BOND, SCHOOL BOND The Poudre school board unanimously approved a $375 million bond initiative and an incremental $8 million annual mill levy to support building new schools and ongoing maintenance at existing Fort Collins schools. Coloradoan

Voters in Englewood will also be raise taxes by nearly $100 million. Englewood Herald

NEW MONEY The Boulder Valley school board might ask voters in November for a small tax increase, a new option for districts that could be used only for expenses in specific categories, such as construction, maintenance and technology. Daily Camera