Capitol Updates

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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HB18-1412 (Buckner & Lundeen/Hill) Retaining Teachers Grant Program

Originally Posted: April 27, 2018
Last Updated: May 11, 2018

The bill creates the Retaining Teachers Grant Program to implement initiatives to retain teachers. It outlines several strategies such as providing robust induction programs, providing peer review and mentorship programs, allowing flexibility in schedules for more time to plan and collaborate, and creating advancement opportunities to retain experienced teachers.

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