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s_ed_2017a_2017-04-05t10:23:41z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/05/2017

Location: SCR 352


BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1160


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10:24 AM -- HB17-1160

Senator Hill, chair, called the meeting to order. Senators Priola and Fields, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1160 which was on the table for action only. The bill concerns authorizing a local education provider to determine the language in which a student who is an English language learner takes reading assessments in kindergarten through third grade. The co-sponsors distributed amendment L.003 (Attachment A) and explained the amendment.


10:25 AM --
Senator Hill asked Kayla McGannon, representing Denver Public Schools, to come up to the table to discuss the amendment.

10:27 AM --
Senator Hill asked Jennifer Mello, Legislative Liaison for the Colorado Department of Education, to come to the table to discuss State Board of Education's position on the amendment.

10:28 AM

Senator Hill laid the bill over for action only until Thursday, April 5.

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