This bill would create the HOME Act, which would create a public awareness campaign, a series of multi-county workshops for early childhood providers, and a series of regional workshops designed on how to start an early child care center or preschool.View Update
Each week during sessions of the Colorado General Assembly, we bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health, and education of Colorado kids. Check the updates below for analysis, testimony, fact sheets, vote totals, and other information to help you stay informed.
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This bill would require each state agency, state institution of higher education, and political subdivision of the state to submit to the Office of the State Architect a list of all usable real property owned by or under the control of the agency, institution, or political subdivision of the state.View Update
This bill would establish a role within the Colorado Department of Education’s (CDE) Office of Family, School, and Community Partnership to provide meaningful support to schools, districts, and teacher preparation programs to design and implement research-based family-school partnership strategies and training.View Update
This bill would prohibit landlords from discriminating against a potential tenant based on source of income, including housing choice vouchers as well as other forms of income. Landlords owning three or fewer rental units would be exempted from the law.View Update
Passed as a bill each year separate from the budget, the School Finance Act (SFA) sets funding levels for Colorado’s 178 school districts for next school year. This year’s SFA is longer than usual because it incorporates several changes that were necessary because of the COVID crisis. Because of lowView Update
This bill would allow young people who are ages 16 and 17 who are preregistered to vote in elections for the state board of education, school district officers, and on referred measures regarding mill levies, property taxes, school district organization and representation, and school district financial obligations or indebtedness.View Update