Category: Legislative

Capitol updates: Teacher Preparation, School Finance, Child Care Quality Programs and more

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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Capitol Update: School finance, licensure, early learning in turnaround schools, contraceptive supply

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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Statement on early childhood discipline legislation

Statement from the Colorado Equity in Early Childhood Coalition on Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee vote against efforts to curb the use of suspensions and expulsions in public preschool and early elementary grades (HB 17-1210 – Lontine &Buckner/Priola …

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Capitol Update: Early discipline up Monday; Solution for Hospital Provider Fee offered

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation we’re tracking. …

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Capitol Update: Colorado State Budget, Medicaid Program Integrity, Health Coverage Prescription and More

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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Capitol Update: Access to School Counselors, State Budget, Early Childhood Leadership Commission and More

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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Capitol Updates: Exclusionary discipline for young children, charter funding, and contraceptive supplies bills move forward

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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Capitol Update: Early childhood discipline, equal school funding, keeping mothers and babies together

Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Click here for a full list of the legislation …

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School Property Tax Equality

The House Education Committee and the State Board of Education had a special guest this week. Craig Harper, analyst for the Joint Budget Committee, shared his proposal to establish a more equal and fair school finance system by referring a …

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Colorado kids lose big with federal health care bill

This week, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has not yet released a score for the legislation, which will help us understand more about how federal …

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