This bill includes provisions to help improve the sustainability of rural Colorado.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 compromise bill took the place of SB 17-061 (Additional Funding Charter School Operating Costs), which died this week in the House Education Committee.View Update
The bill expands uses of the county allocation for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program funding to allow counties to invest in specific child care quality initiatives.View Update
The bill codifies the Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC), the primary Medicaid delivery system in Colorado.View Update
This bill creates a legislative interim committee to study the current school finance structure and to make recommendations for K-12 education funding in Colorado.View Update
HB 17-1332 (Bridges & Wilson/Smallwood & Fenberg) Teacher Licensure Programs in Nonpublic Child Care & Preschool Facilities
This bill would expand the settings in which a teacher may receive an alternative teacher license to include licensed nonpublic child care and preschool facilities.View Update