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April 19, 2013
Ed bills bob in sea of legislation
A handful of education-related bills moved Friday, part of the torrent of legislation being pushed through the House and Senate.
April 18, 2013
Funding bill passes with surprise
Updated - The Senate has given final approval to the 2013-14 school funding bill.
April 18, 2013
Breakfast bill sparks lively fight
Updated - The breakfast after the bell bill is on its way to governor after final Senate passage.
April 17, 2013
Licensing bill on ice for 2013
Updated - Sen. Mike Johnston has told EdNews he will not introduce a teacher licensing bill during the 2013 session.
April 16, 2013
Disagreements still dog finance overhaul plan
The proposed update of the state’s school finance system has moved out of a House committee, but lots of questions linger.
April 15, 2013
Finance bill faces first House test
Updated -The House Education Committee has voted 7-6 in favor of the proposed update of the state’s school finance system.
April 12, 2013
Merit aid pulled from budget bill
Updated - A last-minute flap over undocumented students has cut $3 million in merit-based scholarships from the state budget bill.
April 11, 2013
School finance bill blank filled in
A school finance bill proposing some $5.5 billion in K-12 operating funds has been passed by the Senate Education Committee.
April 10, 2013
School finance bill has temporary hole
Something’s missing in the new school funding bill – the proposed amount that school support would rise in 2013-14. Plus roundup
April 9, 2013
Resolution urges armed guards in schools
A House resolution introduced Tuesday suggests school boards consider placing armed security guards in every school.
April 7, 2013
Lots to do as the days dwindle
With just a month left in the legislative session, several key education bills remained to be decided by Colorado lawmakers.
March 28, 2013
Resolving a $300 million difference
Key senators are negotiating amendments to the proposed school finance overhaul ahead of a key floor debate on Monday.
March 27, 2013
‘Proficiency Act’ advanced by House Ed
A bill to improve services for English language learners has advanced in the House, but it’s unclear if the measure will be funded.
March 25, 2013
Long march begins for long bill
The state budget bill launched Monday has good news for education, but it may be only the start of the story for K-12.
March 11, 2013
Bill would tweak evaluation law
A new House bill would require teachers' unions to have a say when school districts develop their own educator evaluation systems.
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