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Adult Education

Concerning enhancing adult education in Colorado.
2023 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

Current law requires adult education providers (providers) that participate in the department of education's (department) adult education and literacy grant program (program) to offer eligible adults basic education in literacy and numeracy. The bill adds "digital literacy" to the basic education offered to eligible adults.

The bill describes services that providers may offer to eligible adults. The bill amends the reporting requirements for providers of the program.

The bill allows community colleges, area technical colleges, and local district colleges (colleges) to develop minimum graduation requirements for a high school diploma based on the minimum high school graduation guidelines adopted by the state board of education. Colleges are authorized to award high school diplomas to students who successfully complete the colleges' minimum high school graduation requirements.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. B. Kirkmeyer, Sen. R. Zenzinger
Rep. M. Catlin, Rep. C. Kipp



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