House Moves Bill to Keep Kids Safe

April 24, 2019

Colorado ranks last in kindergarten immunizations (Apr. 24) – The House gave preliminary approval to Rep. Kyle Mullica’s bipartisan bill to address Colorado’s low vaccination rates. Higher vaccination rates decrease the risk of outbreaks of preventable contagious and deadly diseases. “This bill is about the safety of our students. Colorado ranks last in the country

Teacher Preparation Program and High School Pilot Bills Pass Out of House Committee

April 24, 2019

(Apr. 23) – The House Education committee approved two bills that will help provide more resources for Colorado’s teachers and students.  “When I worked at Fort Lewis College, it was empowering to watch young people get excited about their profession,” said Rep. Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango. “However, I also saw some challenges arise, especially for future educators. This

House Committee Approves Two Bills to Ensure More Technical Training and Concurrent Enrollment Opportunities

April 23, 2019

Roughly three quarters of all CO jobs require post secondary higher education (Apr. 23) – The House Education committee approved two bills today that will create more apprenticeships and vocation technical training in high school as well as expand concurrent enrollment opportunities. “There are currently nearly 200 sponsored apprenticeship programs, and that number is constantly