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h_ed_2018a_2018-02-12t13:37:46z2 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 12, 2018      
Location HCR 0112

HB18-1088 - Referred to House Appropriations

02:41:06 PM  

Representative Wilson presented and summarized House Bill 18-1088 concerning funding for full-day kindergarten. He distributed a handouts on kindergarten curriculum [Attachment C] and current statutory requirements regarding full-day kindergarten [Attachment D].

02:51:22 PM  
Representative Wilson continued discussing the bill.
02:54:56 PM  

Committee discussion ensued.

03:03:30 PM  
Cheryl Smith, representing the Junior League, testified in support of the bill.
03:06:55 PM  

Former Senator Evie Hudak, representing Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support of the bill. She answered several committee questions.

03:10:23 PM  

Lisa Escarcega, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in favor of the bill. She answered questions from the committee regarding early childhood education opportunities and the different ways they are paid for.

03:17:38 PM  

Representative Wilson discussed school districts that currently provide full-day kindergarten.

03:22:18 PM  
Representative Wilson provided closing comments on the bill. The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.

03:27:47 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1088 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Wilson
Seconded McLachlan
Bridges Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lundeen No
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Williams D. No
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS