The bill clarifies provisions of the education accountability system for schools and school districts that are rated in the bottom two categories (priority improvement or turnaround) and provides communities the opportunity to be more involved in understanding the improvement planning process.View Update
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The bill creates the School Leadership Pilot Program to provide professional development for elementary, middle and high school principals.View Update
HB18-1393 (Hamner/Gardner) Effective Implementation of Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act
The bill makes changes to the Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act (READ) provisions.View Update
The bill creates the Advanced Placement Exam Fee Grant Program in the Department of Education.View Update
This bill adds enlistment in the military within a year of graduation as a measure of performance in the state’s high school accountability system.View Update
The bill updates the Colorado Health Service Corps Program in order to increase access to behavioral health care providers across the state.View Update