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

Bipartisan Support for Dependent Care Expenses Bill

April 23, 2019

(Apr. 23) – The House passed Rep. Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez and Rep. Kyle Mullica’s bill to reimburse political candidates for child care costs assumed during the course of their campaign for public office. “This is an important bill that allows the use of campaign funds for child or dependent care by a candidate for public office,”