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h_ed_2016a_2016-03-07t13:32:09z3 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/07/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1234



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E). The motion p

Refer House Bill 16-1234, as amended, to the Commi
PASS

PASS







05:30 PM -- HB16-1234



Representative Lee called the committee back to order. Representative Klingenschmitt, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1234, which requires that the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) investigate methods for and costs of creating or selecting new state assessments in mathematics, English language arts, science, and social studies. The investigation must also examine the methods and cost of allowing local education providers (LEPs, i.e., schools, school districts, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)) to create or select assessments for use in the state's accountability system.



The CDE must report the results of its investigation to the State Board of Education and to the education committees of the General Assembly. Finally, this bill requires that the CDE apply to the federal Department of Education for Innovative Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority under the federal Every Child Succeeds Act. Representative Klingenschmitt answered questions from the committee.





05:39 PM



The following people testified:



05:40 PM --
Julie Whitacre, representing Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill. She read a statement from Amy Baca-Oehlert. Ms. Whitacre answered questions from the committee.



05:46 PM --
John Etzell, representing Colorado Early Colleges, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Etzell answered questions from the committee.



05:51 PM --
Sarah Sampayo, representing herself, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Sampayo answered questions from the committee.





05:56 PM



Representative Klingenschmitt responded to questions from the committee.





05:57 PM



Ms. Sampayo answered additional questions from the committee.





06:05 PM



Representative Pettersen discussed amendment L.001 (Attachment E). Representative Klingschmitt commented on amendment L.001 (Attachment E).



16HouseEd0307AttachE.pdf16HouseEd0307AttachE.pdf

BILL: HB16-1234
TIME: 06:07:23 PM
MOVED: Everett
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E). The motion passed on a vote of 8-3.
SECONDED: Windholz
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
Yes
Fields
No
Garnett
No
Lundeen
Yes
Moreno
Yes
Priola
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Lee
No
Pettersen
Yes
YES: 8 NO: 3 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS





06:09 PM



Representative Klingenschmitt made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee discussion ensued.

BILL: HB16-1234
TIME: 06:15:39 PM
MOVED: Lundeen
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1234, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a vote of 7-4.
SECONDED: Everett
VOTE
Buckner
Yes
Everett
Yes
Fields
No
Garnett
No
Lundeen
Yes
Moreno
No
Priola
Yes
Wilson
Yes
Windholz
Yes
Lee
No
Pettersen
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



06:16 PM



The committee adjourned.


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