Rise & Shine: Pueblo school board hears options for struggling schools facing intervention

FACE OF OPPOSITION  The Colorado Education Association, the state’s largest teachers union, is working to fuel opposition to a bill that would boost charter school funding by associating it with U.S Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Chalkbeat

BUDGET CRUNCH Greeley-Evans School District 6 officials will expand walk distances for students at all grade levels next school year and change start times for classes in a move that will save the district at least $667,000. Greeley Tribune

MONEY MATTERS Here’s what President Donald Trump’s budget could mean for Colorado schools. CPR

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT The Pueblo City School Board heard recommendations on how to improve three chronically failing schools that face state intervention. Chieftain

MORE THAN AVERAGE About 15 percent of the Cañon City School District’s student population is enrolled in special education this year, according to statistics presented Monday at a school board meeting. The much higher than the average 8 to 10 percent. Canon City Daily Record