Capitol Updates

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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HB18-1266 (Esgar & Wilson/Hill & Todd) Career Development Success Program Expansion

Originally Posted: March 16, 2018
Last Updated: May 4, 2018

The bill extends the Career Success Pilot Program (HB16-1289) for another five years, through 2024. The program seeks to increase access to career development courses and awards $1,000 bonuses to school districts for each high school student who earns an industry certification tied to an in-demand job, finishes a rigorous workplace training program tied to key industry needs, or completes a Computer Science AP course.

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