Gov Signs Bill to Offer Coloradans Alternative Education Services

June 3, 2019

(Jun 3) – This weekend, Gov.  Polis signed a bill sponsored by Rep. Tom Sullivan and Rep. Matt Gray in Centennial that creates a workforce diploma pilot program. “This new law that the Governor just signed creates a workforce diploma pilot program to encourage achievement and attainment of high school diplomas or industry training certificates,”

Polis Signs Bills to Strengthen and Protect Students’ Right to Education

May 31, 2019

(May 31) – Today, Governor Polis signed a package of bills that strengthen teachers in schools, create resources to better help students with dyslexia, and create better protections to prevent sexual misconduct at higher education campuses. Rep. Barbara McLachlan’s bipartisan bill will create a pilot program that provides professional development training for school principals to

Gov Signs McLachlan’s Bipartisan Wildfire Mitigation Bill

May 31, 2019

Wildfires continue to threaten homes across Colorado (May 31) – Today, Gov. Polis signed Rep. Barbara McLachlan’s bipartisan bill to mitigate the impacts of wildfires on Colorado’s mountain communities. “We’re quickly approaching wildfire season and this new law will help small businesses, homes and hardworking people who depend on having healthy forests,” said Rep. McLachlan,

Gov Signs Bipartisan Comprehensive Sexual Education Legislation

May 31, 2019

(May 31) – Gov. Polis signed Rep. Susan Lontine and Rep. Yadira Caraveo’s bill to expand the content in the comprehensive sexual education that many students in Colorado already receive. This law does not require schools to teach sex education; however, existing law requires that if they do provide sex education, it must be comprehensive.