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6A52F6CB6741EC2C872586E100167ADB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1294

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date May 25, 2021      
Location SCR 352



HB21-1294 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


10:05:37 PM  
Senator Rodriguez,
sponsor, presented House Bill 21-1294, which concerns an evaluation of
the statewide systems used to measure the performance of Colorado's elementary
and secondary public education system.
10:09:19 PM  
Matt Cook, representing the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill.
10:11:22 PM  
Senator Evie Hudak, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
10:14:38 PM  
Judy Solano, representing Advocates for Public Education Policy, testified in support of the bill.
10:23:53 PM  
The prior three witnesses answered questions from the committee.
10:24:13 PM  
Germaine Padberg-Ludlow, representing Coloradans for the Common Good, testified in support of the bill.
10:27:29 PM  
Brandon Shaffer, representing St. Vrain Valley School District, testified in support of the bill.
10:30:06 PM  
Kevin Vick, representing the Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
10:34:59 PM  
The prior three witnesses answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued.
10:41:51 PM  
Steve Saunders, representing Westminster Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.
10:45:49 PM  
Fran Groff-Gonzales, representing the Westminster Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
10:48:48 PM  
Tobin Stone, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
10:52:08 PM  
Laura Martinez, representing Coloradans for the Common Good, testified in support of the bill.
10:55:00 PM  
Bret Miles, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives and the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
10:56:09 PM  
Senator Lundeen and Senator Bridges distributed amendment L.007 (Attachment D). The committee took a brief recess.
11:07:15 PM  
The committee came back to order. Senator Lundeen explained amendment L.007 (Attachment D). Committee discussion ensued.


11:10:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007
Moved Lundeen
Seconded
Bridges No
Buckner No
Kirkmeyer No
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Story No
Zenzinger No
YES: 2   NO: 5   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
11:10:52 PM  
Senator Rodriguez gave closing comments on the bill. Committee members made comments on the bill.


11:14:09 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1294 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Story
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen No
Priola No
Story Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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