Rise & Shine: Westminster Public Schools appeals rating

ON SECOND THOUGHT Denver Public Schools is considering major changes to its year-old school closure policy — changes that could result in more of the city’s lowest performing schools being shuttered. Chalkbeat

APPEALING Westminster Public Schools is arguing its schools have made enough progress to not warrant state intervention. Westminster Window

SCHOOL OF LOVE Long hours, shared goals, and unbelievable stories: Why so many teachers fall in love with each other. Chalkbeat

CROWDFUNDING Aurora high school students are raising funds for a “civil rights trip” to Washington D.C. Aurora Sentinel

SAFE, FOR NOW Wheat Ridge High School’s Gifted and Talented Center will receive district funding for one more year. Denver Post

MOVERS AND SHAKERS Meet the Metropolitan State University of Denver’s new president, Janine Davidson. Denver Post

AIRWAVES Denver Public Schools, in an effort to get more information to parents, has a new radio show. 9News

SCIENCE IN THE CLASSROOM More than 400 northern Colorado students participated in a regional science fair. Greeley Tribune