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SB21-067

Strengthening Civics Education

Concerning measures to strengthen civics education in Colorado.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary



The act specifies information and issues that public schools must teach in providing courses on civil government. The act directs the state board of education to review the state civics standards and update them as necessary to include the identified information and issues. The act encourages each school district and public school to partner with local service organizations to solicit donations to improve the quality of the civics education program. Donations may be used to pay the cost to develop a high-quality curriculum, invite speakers to interact with students, and provide students with opportunities for civics learning and engagement outside of the classroom.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.