SECRET MEETING The State Board of Education broke state law with a secret meeting. Chalkbeat caught wind of the violation, and has all the relevant details. Chalkbeat Colorado

NEED YOUR INPUT The Colorado Department of Education has traveled around the state to see what professional educators think about the Every Student Success Act. Education World

TAXES COMING The Aurora Public School District will receive just over $16 million dollars to replace an aging middle school. But residents must pass a tax increase to complete construction on this school and others. Aurora Sentinel

A LOOK BACK An elementary school in Fountain had a transgender student three years ago. Now, there’s a documentary on how the school addressed the student’s needs. Gazette

TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’ One Douglas County teacher is retiring with resentment about how his craft has changed since he started more than two decades ago. CPR

BUDGET CONSTRAINTS Boulder Valley has plans to increase its students literacy skills, but without increasing the numbers of teachers dedicated to doing so. Their budget doesn’t allow for more. Daily Camera