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h_ed_2018a_2018-04-02t13:37:32z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1232

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 2, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1232 - Lay Over


01:37:43 PM  

Representative Young presented and summarized House Bill 18-1232 concerning a new school funding distribution formula. He distributed a handout to the committee members [Attachment A].

01:47:20 PM  
Representative Young answered questions from the committee members.
01:57:51 PM  
Marc Carey, Legislative Council Staff, answered questions from the committee.
01:58:57 PM  
Walt Cooper, Superintendent of Cheyenne Mountain School District, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
02:09:24 PM  
Dr. Cooper continued to answer questions from the committee regarding the school funding distribution formula.
02:21:58 PM  
Tom Boasberg, Superintendent of Denver
Public Schools, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions
from the committee members.
02:32:42 PM  
Mr. Boasberg and the sponsor continued
to answer questions from the committee members.
02:42:54 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
02:49:38 PM  
Jason Glass, Superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
02:54:30 PM  
Tom Norton, representing Greeley School District, testified in support of the bill.
02:58:19 PM  
Deirdre Pilch, Superintendent of Greeley School District, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:26 PM  
The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee members.
03:07:34 PM  
Joyce Brooks, representing the NAACP, testified in support of the bill.
03:13:25 PM  
Kerrie Dallman, President of the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:16:40 PM  

Carrie Warren-Gully, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill.

03:20:39 PM  

Jack Reutzel, representing the Littleton Public Schools Board, testified in support of the bill. He distributed a handout to the committee members [Attachment B].

03:24:18 PM  
The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee members.
03:36:48 PM  

Jonna Levine and Shawna Fritzler, representing Support Jeffco Kids, testified in support of the bill.

03:40:49 PM  

Glenn McClain, representing the Platte Valley School District, testified in support of the bill.

03:45:12 PM  
Rob Sanders, representing the Colorado Rural Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
03:47:45 PM  
The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee members.
03:58:54 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
04:03:16 PM  

Bruce Stahlman, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

04:08:44 PM  

Tracey Johnson, representing the Academy District 20, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.

04:15:13 PM  

Leslie Colwell, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in support of the bill.

04:20:42 PM  
Ms. Colwell answered questions from the committee.
04:23:49 PM  

Shannon Loveridge, representing the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:27:27 PM  
Heidi Haines, Director of Advocacy for the Arc of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
04:29:42 PM  

Isabelle Boes, a student at the University of Colorado-Boulder, spoke about the bill.  She explained how she would like to see the bill amended. She answered questions from the committee members.

04:37:34 PM  

Ilana Spiegel, representing Taxpayers for Public Education, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee members.

04:42:06 PM  

Gail Nuth, representing the Colorado League of Women Voters, testified in support of the bill.

04:44:55 PM  

Tim Krug, representing himself as a parent of a student with a disability, testified in support of the bill.

04:48:51 PM  

Michael Matthews, representing Greeley School District 6, testified in support of the bill.

04:53:54 PM  
Wendy Strom, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:58:09 PM  

Nicole Daddio, representing herself as an occupational therapist, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee members.

05:05:19 PM  

Corrine Fowler, representing Padres and Jovenes Unidos, testified in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee members.

05:13:04 PM  

Bret Miles, Executive Director of Northeast Colorado Boards of Cooperative Educational Services and representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee members.

05:23:21 PM  

Committee discussion ensued.

05:32:43 PM  
Representative Young discussed the bill. He requested that the bill be laid over for action only to a later date.
05:34:40 PM  

Representative Pettersen laid the bill over for action only to an unspecified date.