Rise & Shine: What are school board members looking for in the next Colorado governor?

LISTENING TOUR Chalkbeat asked six school board members who represent districts across the state what big education questions they hope the next governor will take on. Chalkbeat

HOW I HELP A school counselor talks about what teens want their parents to know and why peer-to-peer mentoring is better than a social-emotional curriculum taught by adults. Chalkbeat

TECH SAVVY Scores of St. Vrain Valley students get paid to work on projects for local technology companies Wired

TOP HEAVY? The Boulder Valley School District’s spending on central administration is coming up as a campaign issue in a school board race. Daily Camera

OPINION A Denver parent makes the case for holding kids — not mom and dad — accountable for homework. Denver Post

MAKING PROGRESS A northeast Park Hill charter school jumped up two levels in the latest school quality ratings released by Denver Public Schools. 5280

SECOND LOOK Video footage of a football game played  by Manual and Weld Central high schools last month doesn’t show a confederate flag displayed at the game as school officials initially claimed. 9News

UP AND DOWN Roaring Fork Schools saw a surprising drop in state test scores from last year for English language skills and some gains in math. Post Independent