Rise & Shine: Cortez school board declares critical teacher shortage

CHANGING CITY As more young adults move to Denver and the cost of housing skyrockets, some city neighborhoods are seeing drops in the percentages of people of color and children. Chalkbeat

STANDING ALONE A new national report on school districts that break away from larger districts criticizes Colorado for incentivizing that path in rural Yuma County. Chalkbeat

TEACHER SHORTAGE Cortez school board members on Tuesday voted to declare a critical teacher and bus driver shortage. Cortez Journal

SCHOOL BOARD POLITICS An Aurora school board member who was found to have embellished his resume is pondering running for re-election. Aurora Sentinel

IN COURT A federal court has revived a Colorado parent’s lawsuit that alleges a school district violated the constitutional separation of church and state. Associated Press via 9News