This bill would raise the minimum age to purchase nicotine products from 18 to 21 years old and ban online sales of nicotine products without proof of I.D.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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The Children’s Campaign strongly supports this bill. ECMHC connects early childhood professionals, families, and young children with qualified professionals with expertise in early childhood development and mental health.View Update
This bill would direct the Colorado Department of Higher Education and the Colorado Department of Education to convene a workgroup on diversity in the educator workforce.View Update
This bill would direct the Department of Human Services to provide technical assistance and financial incentives to early care and education programs with a level 1 or 2 quality rating in Colorado Shines to support these programs in advancing to a higher level rating.View Update
This bill would require school districts to include excused absences for behavioral health concerns in their written attendance policies.View Update
This bill would bolster the state-managed early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) program by establishing program infrastructure, quality metrics, and evaluation requirements.View Update