Rise & Shine: Hillary Clinton to talk education, workforce development in Denver

Q&A In a rematch of sorts, State Board of Education member Joyce Rankin is going head-to-head with challenger Anita Stapleton in today’s primary election. Chalkbeat Colorado

TURNAROUND A Denver-based charter school network will take over an Aurora elementary school that has failed to improve despite several attempts. Chalkbeat Colorado

YOUNG DEMS State Sen. Mike Johnston — arguably Colorado’s highest profile education reformer — was named by the New York Times one of “14 Young Democrats to Watch.” Chalkbeat Colorado, New York Times

CAMPAIGN STOP Hillary Clinton is scheduled to visit Denver’s Galvanize co-working facility today to talk with its CEO about “the links between technology, education, and workforce development.” Denver Business Journal , Denver Post

ED TECH At a conference in Colorado this week, executives from Amazon, Google, Microsoft and other tech companies will discuss what they bring to the educational market. New York Times

Teachers who work in high-poverty and urban schools tend to be least confident in educational technology, according to a new survey. Education Week

AN INVESTIGATION That lack of a resignation from embattled Aurora school board member Eric Nelson, who is accused of faking his resume, sets into motion plans for the school district to review his credentials. Aurora Sentinel

SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT Three Greeley educators are planning an innovative new school that won’t be like anything in the area. Greeley Tribune

FULL-DAY K The Steamboat Springs school board is considering asking voters in November to raise taxes to fund free all-day kindergarten. Steamboat Pilot

BUDGET CONCERNS “We cannot keep stressing the system by adding students and then not supporting them with the services they need,” said one Boulder Valley school board member concerned about big class sizes and other issues. Daily Camera

SCHOOL COUNSELING School counselors explain to the Morgan County Re-3 school board what their job entails and how it’s not as easy as it used to be. Fort Morgan Times