Rise & Shine: Recovery high schools slated to open in Colorado soon

THE EFFECTS OF GENTRIFICATION Chalkbeat wants to hear from students, parents, educators and others about how the changing face of the metro area is impacting public education. Chalkbeat Colorado

RECOVERY HIGH SCHOOLS High schools that help teenagers overcome substance abuse are becoming increasingly popular — and Denver and Colorado Springs are among the cities slated to open one soon. Washington Post

OPINION Colorado high school students are getting a good break and a shot at a better future in a recently announced apprenticeship initiative, says the Denver Post editorial board. Denver Post

IN THE DARK Only 57 percent of Colorado school districts post minutes of their school board meetings online in a timely manner as required by law, according to a watchdog group. Colorado Independent

DATA PRIVACY A Q&A with the technology chief for Denver Public Schools, which was recognized for ensuring the privacy and security of student data. Ed Scoop

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES The new Pueblo City Schools superintendent hopes a sense of urgency will rally the community around the historically low-performing school district. KRDO

TOP QUALITY Two early childhood family child-care home programs in Garfield were recognized for being the first such programs to achieve top quality ratings. Glenwood Springs Post Independent

LEARNING OUTDOORS Skyview Elementary is in the midst of building what will be the Windsor-Severance Re-4 School District’s first outdoor classroom. Greeley Tribune

‘A HEART FOR KIDS’ Colleagues remember Longmont High School science teacher Jared Sommervold, who died with his wife Friday in a single-vehicle rollover crash. Longmont Times-Call

BONDS AND MILL LEVIES Seven districts along the Front Range have approved tax increase or bond sale resolutions for their local ballots. KUNC

TRAGEDY The body of a high school student was found on a Colorado Springs charter school campus Monday in what police are investigating as a possible suicide. Gazette

SUICIDE PREVENTION Widefield School District 3 will host a free suicide prevention event Wednesday. Youth suicide has become a growing concern in the Pikes Peak region. Gazette, KOAA