BY THE NUMBERS Colorado’s charter schools are educating more students of color. But those students are more likely to be in segregated schools. Chalkbeat

HISTORY Denver Public Schools graduated its largest class of seniors in 2016. Chalkbeat, 9News

NEW HIRE Pueblo City Schools’ new deputy superintendent has a checkered past. Pueblo Chieftain 

MEETING OF THE MINDS  Colorado’s superintendents will meet this week in Colorado Springs at the annual convention of school executives. Gazette

FIRST PERSON Our star student was honored by Michelle Obama, but he felt like a fraud. Now, we’re rethinking everything. Chalkbeat 

VEEPSTAKES Here’s where Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, aka not Gov. John Hickenlooper, stands on education issues. Politico