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h_ed_2016a_2016-02-29t13:33:00z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/29/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1131



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


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03:34 PM -- HB16-1131



The committee recessed.





03:43 PM



The committee came back to order. Representative Carver, sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1131, which alters the state accountability and assessment system. Representative Carver responded to questions from the committee. Representative Pettersen announced a limit of three minutes for each witness and five minutes for questions for each witness.





03:57 PM



The following people testified about the bill:



03:58 PM --
Steve Durham, representing the State Board of Education, spoke in support of the bill. Mr. Durham responded to questions from the committee.



04:17 PM --
Jennifer Henderson, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill. Ms. Henderson responded to questions from the committee.



04:27 PM --
Chris Carter, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill. Mr. Carter responded to questions from the committee.



04:36 PM --
Karen Brofft, Superintendent for Lewis-Palmer 38 and Lori Benton, representing Lewis Palmer School District, spoke in support of the bill. Superintendent Brofft and Ms. Benton responded to questions from the committee.



04:43 PM --
Terry Jones, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill. Mr. Jones answered questions from the committee.



04:48 PM --
Michelle Murphy, representing Colorado Rural Schools Alliance and the Mancos School District, spoke in support of the bill.



04:52 PM --
Terry Whitney, representing the College Board, spoke in opposition to the bill. Mr. Whitney responded to questions from the committee.



04:55 PM --
Ronnie Mesueda, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill.



04:59 PM --
Connor Ellertson, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill.



05:01 PM --
Candice Green, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill. Ms. Greene responded to questions from the committee.



05:07 PM --
Bill Parker, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill. Mr. Parker responded to questions from the committee.



05:12 PM --
Cheryl Mosier, representing herself, spoke in opposition to the bill.





05:16 PM



Representative Pettersen laid the bill over until a later date.





05:18 PM



The committee adjourned.


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