Rise & Shine: Remembering “superstar” district official killed in auto accident

SCHOOL DISCIPLINE Faulty student discipline numbers for at least three Colorado school districts have muddied efforts to track suspension and expulsion trends, complicated advocates’ plans to press for change and caused state officials in one case to take the unusual step of correcting wrong data. Chalkbeat Colorado

A REMEMBRANCE Colleagues remember Dan Maas, the chief operations officer for the Thompson School District, as a “superstar.” He and his wife Loan, a Denver Public Schools educator, were killed Friday in an auto accident. Loveland Reporter-Herald

THE RETURN OF THE LUNCH School district-sponsored breakfast and lunch service made its return to Glenwood Springs High School last week after a 22-year hiatus. Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

HONORED A Jeffco elementary school teacher has been chosen along with 213 others nationwide to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Denver Post

A math teacher at a Colorado Springs alternative school was honored with the same award. Gazette

LAW & ORDER The former business director of Boulder’s Shining Mountain Waldorf School accused of embezzling almost $80,000 from the school last year was convicted on two counts of forgery Monday. Daily Camera