House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Reduce School Suspensions and Expulsions for Young Kids

March 20, 2019

(Mar. 20) – The House approved Rep. Susan Lontine’s bipartisan bill to reduce preschool and early elementary out-of-school suspensions and expulsions. In Colorado and across the country, young children are being removed from pre-school and early elementary grades at alarming rates “This is about addressing a civil rights issue for Colorado’s youngest learners. Suspensions and

House Committee Approves Bills to Help Colorado Students

March 20, 2019

IB exam fee grant & financial aid assistance bills moving through legislature (Mar. 19) – The House Education committee approved two bills to expand state financial aid resources for ASSET students and provide assistance with the fees associated with International Baccalaureate exams. HB19-1196 sponsored by Rep. Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez, D-Denver, would provide Advancing Students for a

E-Scooters Zoom Safely Up the Road Toward House Floor

March 19, 2019

(Mar. 19) – Rep. Alex Valdez and Rep. James Coleman’s bill to more properly regulate electric scooters passed the House Transportation and Local Government Committee with bipartisan support. “It’s time for Colorado to consider these scooters as an effective mode of transportation,” said Rep. Alex Valdez, D-Denver. “We need to include them in our larger

House Approves Coleman’s Bipartisan Bill on Higher Ed Success

March 19, 2019

(Mar. 19) – Rep. James Coleman’s bill that would help invest in Colorado’s future and enhance the ability of higher education facilities to help struggling students passed the House today. “We need to provide resources to elevate students to help ensure their success,” said Rep. Coleman, D-Denver. “Higher education is a powerful tool to lift