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h_ed_2018a_2018-02-12t13:37:46z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1193

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 12, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



HB18-1193 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:58:12 PM  

Representative Wilson and Representative McLachlan presented and summarized House Bill 18-1193 concerning the extension of advanced placement (AP) incentives programs. They discussed the current advanced placement programs in Colorado.

02:04:12 PM  
The sponsors answered questions from the committee.
02:07:42 PM  

Terry Whitney, representing the College Board, testified in favor of the bill.

02:09:51 PM  

Leslie Colwell, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign and the Rural Alliance, testified in favor of the bill. She answered questions from the committee.

02:13:23 PM  

Nathanial Santonastaso, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He shared his experience with the advanced placement program in high school. He answered questions from the committee about his current academic work.

02:15:50 PM  
Elizabeth Ward, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed her experience taking advanced placement classes in high school and it's role in providing equal access to academic opportunities. She answered questions from the committee regarding her current academic programs.
02:20:14 PM  

Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed the importance of advanced course work.

02:22:26 PM  
Colby Simpson, representing himself, testified in favor of the bill. He discussed his experience with advanced placement classes and how it provided him opportunities in college.
02:24:08 PM  
Jesus Mendoza, representing himself, testified in favor of the bill. He shared his experience with advance placement classes and the opportunities they provided him.
02:26:23 PM  
Misti Ruthven, representing the Colorado Department of Education, answered questions only. She answered questions regarding the number of students who have applied and participated in AP courses in Colorado. Ms. Ruthven provided additional data regarding participants in AP courses and the role of concurrent enrollment.
02:31:50 PM  
The sponsors answered questions from the committee regarding AP courses and concurrent enrollment programs.
02:34:30 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
02:35:52 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. The members provided closing comments on the bill.


02:40:59 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1193 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Wilson
Seconded McLachlan
Bridges Yes
Exum Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Williams D. Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS