Rise & Shine: Two last-minute challengers jump into Jeffco school board race

WE HAVE A DEAL The Denver teachers union and Denver Public Schools reached an agreement early Friday morning on a new five-year contract. It comes after months of negotiation. Chalkbeat, CPR

RACE RUNDOWN Ten candidates for the Denver school board will run for four seats in November’s election. Chalkbeat

FIELD OF EIGHT Eight people will vie for four seats on the board of education for Aurora Public Schools this November. Chalkbeat

LAST MINUTE Three incumbents are running for reelection to the Jeffco school board, and two of them are facing competition from two candidates who filed required signature petitions just before the deadline. Chalkbeat

ROARING FORK DREAMERS Hundreds of children and young adults who have grown up with the Roaring Fork Valley could soon face greater risk of deportation if DACA is dismantled. Post Independent

SEEKING ANSWERS After two student suicides in two days last week, the Littleton community was looking for answers. Denver Post

POT PROCEEDS Forty-two school districts and charter schools will receive a portion of $9.2 million in state grant money to hire nurses, counselors and other staff. Denver Post

SLIDING BACK Preliminary district accreditation ratings and school performance plans show possible backsliding in some Pikes Peak region public schools. The Gazette