Rise & Shine: An app created in Denver is making math fun

MOVE IT Five new schools opened this year in Denver, including The Boys School of Denver. It’s the city’s newest single-gender, athletic-focused charter school. Chalkbeat

FEELING FLEXIBLE Here’s how five schools in Aurora’s “innovation zone” are making budget decisions to meet their own needs. Chalkbeat

MAKING MATH FUN Two professors at the University of Denver have developed a new app to help young children learn — and enjoy — math. 9News

BACK TO SCHOOL COSTS Colorado teachers are increasingly turning to online crowdsourcing and benefit events to subsidize school supplies or extracurricular activities for students. Westword

SAFE SCHOOLS Members of the nonprofit organization, Colorado Sikhs, reached out to the State Board of Education and U.s. Rep. Mike Coffman in an attempt to combat school bullying. India West

COLORADO VOTES 2017 An outspoken critic of the Pueblo City Schools board is running for a seat on the panel. Pueblo Chieftain 

THE SOUND OF MUSIC The Roaring Fork School District is one of a handful of districts participating in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s music initiative, Take Note.  Aspen Public Radio

MAKING ROOM A new charter school is opening this fall, and several others in the Pikes Peak region are completing expansions or renovations to make room for new students. Gazette

BACK TO SCHOOL WITH RUBY DEE 9News correspondent — and first grader — Ruby Dee chats with some of her fellow students about going back to school. 9News

‘A SAD DAY’ A Cherry Creek middle school teacher was arrested Tuesday afternoon as part of a child sexual assault investigation. Denver Post, 9News