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Rise & Shine: What happened after the Trump administration ended a school integration grant program

SCHOOL INTEGRATION Dozens of U.S. school districts applied to an Obama-era school integration program before Trump officials axed it. Since then, many plans have gone nowhere. Chalkbeat

Here’s what 17 school districts, including Denver Public Schools, said they’d do with federal integration funding — and what happened after the grant was canceled. Chalkbeat

AFTER SCHOOL Denver turned marijuana into money for after-school programs, and other cities are taking note. Youth Today via Chalkbeat

TEENS UNDER STRESS A high school senior named Amelia shares how academic stress led to a breakdown. Colorado Public Radio

TEACHER DIVERSITY Boulder Valley School District officials are promising a renewed push to hire teachers of color. Daily Camera

FULL BOARD All seats on the Englewood school board are now full. A father of four was appointed to fill a vacancy after not enough people filed to run for election. Englewood Herald

‘YOUNG ATHLETES’ An Englewood preschool was recently inducted into the Special Olympics Colorado Hall of Fame for its sports play program. Englewood Herald

ARRESTED A former Poudre School District and Thompson School District teacher arrested on suspicion of several sex crimes against children taught in at least seven Thompson schools. Coloradoan

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