SB 17-114 creates a new performance indicator that measures the level of improvement in student achievement over the preceding four school years by a public school, school district, the State Charter School Institute, and the state.View Update
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HB 17-1187 would tie state revenue growth to personal income (rather than just an arbitrary measure of population and inflation growth), a much more accurate indicator of the economy and a more reflective measure of state revenue.View Update
HB 17-1178 allows a rural school district to hire a non-licensed person to fill a vacant licensed teacher position after the district’s board of education declares a critical shortage of licensed teachers.View Update
SB 17-065 requires health care providers and facilities to post the prices they charge patients directly for common health care services on their websites.View Update
SB 17-057 would protect health coverage expansions and ensure that legislators are able to make decisions about how to prioritize state resources to meet critical needs, including support for education.View Update
SB 17-061 requires school districts to distribute locally raised tax dollars equally, on a per-student basis, to the school district charter schools.View Update