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C37168EE9B032192872586CD006C2157 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1294

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date May 6, 2021      
Location HCR 0107



HB21-1294 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations

01:41:06 PM  
Representatives Bird
and Gonzales-Gutierrez, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1294. The
bill requires the state auditor to contract for an independent performance
audit of the statewide K-12 system of standards and assessments and the
statewide education accountability system.
01:52:01 PM  
The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee.
01:52:27 PM  
Jackie Kapushion,
representing St. Vrain Valley School District, testified in support of
the bill.
02:11:48 PM  
Wendy Rubin, representing
Englewood Schools, testified in support of the bill.
02:14:24 PM  
Jen Walmer, representing
Democrats for Education Reform, testified to amend the bill.
02:22:57 PM  
Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified to amend the bill.
02:26:33 PM  
Sarah Hunt, representing Charter Advocacy Coalition, testified to amend the bill.
02:29:34 PM  
Stephanie Perez-Carrillo, representing Colorado Children's Campaign, testified to amend the bill.
02:31:24 PM  
Rebecca McClellan,
representing the Colorado Department of Education, testified to amend the
bill.
02:33:30 PM  
Steve Duram, representing
the Colorado Department of Education, testified to amend the bill.
02:35:50 PM  
The prior panel answered questions from the committee.
02:42:06 PM  
Amie Baca-Oehlert, representing Colorado Education Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:50:49 PM  
Evie Hudak, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:53:53 PM  
Germaine Padberg-Ludlow, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
02:54:00 PM  
The prior panel answered questions from the committee.
03:00:57 PM  
Judy Solano, representing Advocates for Public Education Policy, testified in support of the bill.
03:01:09 PM  
Kathy Plomer, representing
the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the
bill.
03:07:48 PM  
Ken Ciancio, representing
Westminster Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.
03:10:24 PM  
Laura Martinez, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:05 PM  
Lea Steed, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:14:15 PM  
Lisa Yates, representing
the Colorado Rural Alliance and Buena Vista School District, testified
in support of the bill.
03:21:32 PM  
Marilyn Winokur,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:35 PM  
Rasheeda Quedraogo, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:25:04 PM  
Nora Brown, representing Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support of the bill.
03:31:56 PM  
Pam Swanson, representing
Westminster Public Schools, testified in support of the bill.
03:32:18 PM  
Patricia Ramsey, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:34:26 PM  
Rebecca Moraja, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:41:14 PM  
Bret Miles, representing
the Colorado Association of School Executives, testified in support of
the bill.
03:41:15 PM  
Additional written testimony may be found as Attachment A.
03:47:49 PM  
Representatives Bird
and Gonzales-Gutierrez introduced and explained L.001 (Attachment B) and
L.002 (Attachment C).


03:48:06 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Kipp
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


03:48:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Kipp
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
03:49:45 PM  
Representatives Bird and Gonzales-Gutierrez gave closing remarks on the bill.


04:02:53 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1294, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kipp
Seconded Caraveo
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Larson No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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