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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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HB 16-1446 (Hamner/Marble) K-3 English Learner Reading Assessment Language

Originally Posted: April 22, 2016
Last Updated: April 22, 2016

HB 16-1446 would specify that, if a student enrolled in kindergarten or grades 1 through 3 is an English language learner and his or her native language is Spanish, the student’s school district or charter school will decide whether the student takes the reading assessments in English or Spanish.

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