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s_ed_2018a_2018-04-19t13:29:36z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1355

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 19, 2018      
Location SCR 352



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

02:15:08 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:23:52 PM  
The committee came back to order.  Senators
Gardner and Moreno, co-sponsors, presented House Bill 18-1355 which concerns
changes to the accountability system for the elementary and secondary public
education system to strengthen the accountability system for the benefit
of students.  Senator Todd distributed amendments L.007 and L.008
[Attachments F and G].
02:27:56 PM  
The co-sponsors provided opening comments
on the bill.
02:32:57 PM  
The co-sponsors distributed amendments L.006 and L.009 [Attachments H and I] and explained them to the committee.
02:36:10 PM  
Alyssa Pearson, Associate Commissioner for Accountability, Performance, and Support for the Colorado Department of Education, spoke in support of the bill. Ms. Pearson answered questions from the committee.
02:49:30 PM  
Ms. Pearson continued to answer questions from the committee.
03:06:50 PM  
Ms. Pearson continued to answer questions from the committee.
03:10:46 PM  
Rico Munn, Superintendent of Aurora Public
Schools, spoke in support of the bill if amended.
03:24:39 PM  
Superintendent Munn answered questions from the committee.
03:31:42 PM  
The preceding two witnesses continued to answer questions from the committee. Committee discussed ensued.
03:51:45 PM  
The committee continued to discuss the bill. Two handouts were distributed to the committee [Attachments J and K].
04:00:38 PM  

There were no more witnesses so Senator Hill closed public testimony.  The committee discussed amendments L.006, L.007, L.008, and L.009 (Attachments F through I).



04:06:34 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Gardner
Merrifield
Neville T.
Todd
Zenzinger
Priola
Hill
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:06:58 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.009
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Gardner
Merrifield
Neville T.
Todd
Zenzinger
Priola
Hill
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:11:29 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Todd
Seconded
Gardner No
Merrifield Yes
Neville T. No
Todd Yes
Zenzinger No
Priola No
Hill No
YES: 2   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL


04:19:31 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Todd
Seconded
Gardner No
Merrifield Yes
Neville T. No
Todd Yes
Zenzinger No
Priola No
Hill No
YES: 2   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:19:46 PM  
The committee members gave closing comments on the bill.


04:28:39 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1355, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Gardner
Seconded
Gardner Yes
Merrifield No
Neville T. Yes
Todd Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Priola Yes
Hill Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS