s_ed_2017a_2017-04-05t10:23:41z0 Hearing Summary
Location: SCR 352
BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1160
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
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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.
Senator Hill laid the bill over for action only until Thursday, April 5.