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Adult Education

Concerning enhancing adult education in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
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 permits the office within the department that is responsible for adult education to use data matching with relevant state agencies to determine post-program participation outcomes.

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. high school graduation requirements of a school district within the geographic area of the colleges. Colleges are required to award a high school diploma to a student who successfully completes the high school graduation requirements implemented by the colleges.The bill makes an appropriation.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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