ICYMI: FUNDING MATTERS Democratic House Speaker Crisanta Duran is concerned that a bill that would send millions of dollars to Colorado charter schools doesn’t do enough to support at-risk students. Chalkbeat Colorado

Colorado schools would see a slight increase in funding under a budget approved by the Senate that kept funding for the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey. Chalkbeat Colorado

ANALYZE Four schools in Grand Junction that are on the state’s accountability clock offered their board of education their plans to improve. Daily Sentinel

OPT OUT The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting a forum this week on the testing opt-out movement. Daily Camera

PUEBLO BOARD Seven people have applied for an appointment to an open seat on the board of education. Pueblo Chieftain