The bill would establish a series of pilot programs to test innovative ideas developed by a diverse coalition of K-12 and higher education stakeholders.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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The bill creates a steering committee to lead the statewide effort in establishing a vision for education in the state and creating a plan to achieve the vision.View Update
SB 17-107 creates an additional performance indicator that measures the degree to which a public school or school district provides access to courses or educational programs in dance, drama and theater, music, and visual arts.View Update
The bill allows licensed physicians, physician assistants, or advanced practice nurses or a parents, guardians, or students 18 years of age or older to sign an immunization exemption letter without the use of the required specified form and with no expectations for what is included in the letter.View Update
HB 17-1210 (Lontine & Buckner/Fields & Priola) Addressing Out-of-School Suspension & Expulsion of Young Children
HB 17-1210 would update statute to offer better guidance to administrators regarding out-of-school suspensions & expulsions for very young children.View Update
HB 17-1201 authorizes a school district, board of cooperative services, or institute charter high school (local education provider) to grant a high school diploma endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to students who demonstrate mastery in STEM.View Update