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h_ed_2018a_2018-04-09t13:40:20z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1355

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 9, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1355 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

01:40:29 PM  

Representatives Pettersen and Sias presented and summarized House Bill 18-1355 concerning the public education accountability system. The cosponsors answered questions from the committee members.

01:50:40 PM  

Committee discussion ensued. The sponsors distributed a handout to the committee members [Attachment A].

01:58:55 PM  
Alyssa Pearson, representing the Colorado Department of Education, testified in support of the bill.
02:08:14 PM  
Ms. Pearson answered questions from the committee members.
02:19:59 PM  
Ms. Pearson continued to answer questions from the committee members regarding the education accountability system.
02:30:34 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
02:40:07 PM  
Ms. Pearson and the committee members continued
to discuss the merits of the bill.
02:50:22 PM  
Rico Munn, Superintendent of Aurora Public Schools, testified in support of the bill if amended. He discussed his issues with the current bill. He answered questions from the committee members.
03:02:09 PM  

Superintendent Munn continued to answer questions from the committee members regarding his concerns with the current bill.

03:12:04 PM  

Nataline Espinoza, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:15:43 PM  
Nancy Flores, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill. A translator translated her testimony from Spanish
to English.
03:20:55 PM  
Papa Dia, representing the African Leadership Group, testified in support of the bill.
03:25:37 PM  
Lynette Garcia, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:28:02 PM  

Nick Martinez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He distributed a handout to the committee members [Attachment B].

03:31:17 PM  

Maribel Pasillas, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. A translator translated her testimony from Spanish to English. She provided a handout to the committee members [Attachment C].

03:40:19 PM  
Gail Pough, representing herself, testified
in support of the bill. She answered questions from the committee members.
03:47:05 PM  

The sponsors presented and summarized amendment L.003 [Attachment D].

03:47:30 PM  

Julie Pelegrin, Office of Legislative Legal Services, discussed amendment L.003.



03:49:00 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Sias
Exum
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lundeen
McLachlan
Pettersen
Reyher
Sias
Williams D.
Wilson
Bridges
Buckner
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:49:01 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.


04:00:36 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1355, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Sias
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Pettersen Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Williams D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Bridges Yes
Buckner Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS