SB18-160 (Lambert/Hamner) Charter School Induction and Alternative Licensure Program

Originally Posted: February 9, 2018
Last Updated: February 12, 2018

Summary

For the better part of the past two decades, it has been commonplace for charter schools in Colorado to operate independent induction programs and take advantage of alternative licensure pathways for educators. A recent statutory scan revealed that the law does not technically call out charter schools by name as authorized entities for these programs. This bill clarifies this in statute to reflect current practice.

Position

The Children’s Campaign supports this bill as a technical clean-up that aligns with current practice, allowing charter schools to continue offering high-quality induction programs and increasing

Current Status

The bill passed the Senate Education Committee on a bipartisan vote of 6-1 and now heads to the Senate floor for debate

Previous Status


February 9, 2018

Assigned to the Senate Education Committee