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DFACD2E61C1E72F9872583C2006B3DC8 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1222

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 19, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



HB19-1222 - Referred to House Appropriations


01:31:24 PM  

Representatives Kipp and McCluskie presented House Bill 19-1222, concerning an international baccalaureate (IB) exam fee grant.  Under current law, the Advanced Placement (AP) exam fee grant program covers a portion of the cost for low-income students to take an AP exam.  The bill changes the name of the program to the Accelerated College Opportunity Exam Fee Grant Program and allows grants to also be awarded to cover the cost of IB exams.  Representative McCluskie distributed research on IB programs in the United States (Attachment A).  The sponsors responded to questions from the committee.

01:50:41 PM  

The following people provided testimony:

01:50:53 PM  

Prateek Dutta, Education Reform Now, testified in support of the bill.

01:53:06 PM  

Kelsey Day, Diploma Programme Associate Manager for IB, testified in support of the bill.

01:56:25 PM  

Jan Lotter, Director, IB Association of Rocky Mountain Schools (IBARMS), testified in support of the bill.

01:59:36 PM  

The above three-person panel responded to committee questions.

02:04:00 PM  

Nanci Morse, AP and IB Program Coordinator for Summit High School, testified in support of the bill.

02:07:49 PM  

Freya Schlaefer, representing herself as a student enrolled in an IB program, testified in support of the bill and talked about her experience in her school's IB program.

02:10:49 PM  

Rashmi Efan, representing herself as a student in an IB program, testified in support of the bill and talked about her experience as an IB student.

02:12:54 PM  

The above three-person panel responded to questions.



02:26:52 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1222 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Buentello
Seconded McCluskie
Baisley Yes
Buck No
Buckner Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Wilson No
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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