This bill would create a new grant program in the Department of Education (CDE) to allow public schools and districts to supply their students with menstrual hygiene products at no cost.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 bill would increase the state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to 20 percent of the federal credit and expand the state EITC to include all workers aged 18 and over.View Update
This bill would create the Office of Gun Violence Prevention within the Department of Public Health and Environment to coordinate and promote effective efforts to reduce gun violence.View Update
Passed as a bill each year separate from the budget, the School Finance Act (SFA) sets funding levels for Colorado’s 178 school districts for next school year.View Update
HB 21-1304 would advance a systemic approach to elevating early childhood in Colorado.View Update
The bill would allow school districts or charter schools to employ a person who holds an adjunct instructor authorization to teach in all content areas to address recruiting challenges and establish a diverse workforce.View Update