SB 16-187 would address several obstacles that charter schools face in order to increase operational efficiency.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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HB 16-1422 sets the statewide base per pupil funding amount for the 2016-2017 budget year at $6,367.90, which is an increase of 1.2 percent from last year.View Update
HB 16-1196 (Pettersen & Rankin/Johnston) Creation of the Aspire to College Colorado Pilot Program for College Savings for Preschool Children
HB 16-1196 would create the Aspire to College Colorado Pilot Program to provide college savings accounts to preschool-aged children served in an early childhood program.View Update
HB 16-1420 would establish the Hospital Provider Fee as an enterprise fund, which would remove the fee from the state’s revenue limitation calculation.View Update
SB 16-162 would allow medical providers who are not enrolled in the Medicaid program to charge Medicaid clients for services.View Update
SB 16-005 would eliminate ninth grade assessments in English language arts and math and prohibit high school science and social studies assessments from being administered in ninth grade.View Update