S_ED_2021A 04/21/2021 10:31:49 AM Committee Summary PUBLICSTAFF SUMMARY OF MEETINGSENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION Date 04/21/2021 Attendance Bridges X Buckner X Kirkmeyer X Lundeen X Priola X Kolker * Zenzinger X Time 10:31:49 AM to 01:15:52 PM Place SCR 357 This Meeting was called to order by Zenzinger This Report was prepared by Katie Ruedebusch Hearing Items Action Taken hHB21-1112 Referred to the Committee of the Whole hPresentation from CDE on COVID-related learning loss and funding Committee Discussion Only hPresentation on School Trust Lands Committee Discussion Only HB21-1112 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole 10:32:14 AM Senator Lee and Senator Hisey, co-sponsors, introduced House Bill 21-1112. The bill allows school districts to establish scholarship programs for students who receive a high school diploma or high school equivalency exam to pursue postsecondary credential. 10:33:26 AM Dr. Lance Bolton, representing Pikes Peak Community College, testified in support of the bill. Dr. Bolton answered several committee questions. 10:51:34 AM Jason Hopfer, representing Pikes Peak Alliance of School Districts, testified in support of the bill. He answered several committee questions. 11:14:30 AM Senator Lee and Senator Hisey gave closing remarks on the bill. 11:26:27 AM Motion Refer House Bill 21-1112 to the Committee of the Whole. Moved Bridges Seconded Bridges Yes Buckner Yes Kirkmeyer Yes Lundeen Yes Priola Yes Kolker No Zenzinger Yes Final YES: 6 NO: 1 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS Presentation from CDE on COVID-related learning loss and funding - Committee Discussion Only Attachment Tag File Name Attachment http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2021A/commsumm.nsf/0/9D08A5BF3DB4...$File/Attachment A.pdf?OpenElement Attachment A.pdf 11:26:40 AM Alyssa Pearson, Deputy Commissioner, Colorado Department of Education (CDE), presented to the committee on COVID-related learning loss and funding. The presentation can be found as Attachment A. 11:30:45 AM Dr. Melissa Colsman, Associate Director of Student Learning, CDE, presented to the committee on federal funding related to COVID-19 learning loss. 11:37:49 AM Jennifer Okes, Chief Operating Officer, CDE, came to the table to answer committee questions. 11:57:01 AM The presenters continued to answer questions from the committee. 12:17:01 PM The presenters continued to answer questions from the committee. 12:31:09 PM Ms. Pearson and Dr. Colsman continued to answer questions from the committee. 12:54:52 PM Committee discussion ensued. Presentation on School Trust Lands - Committee Discussion Only Attachment Tag File Name Attachment http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2021A/commsumm.nsf/0/5D793DE13DF4...$File/Attachment B.pdf?OpenElement Attachment B.pdf 01:02:14 PM Former State Senator Evie Hudak presented to the committee on state trust lands. The presentation can be found as Attachment B. 01:15:52 PM The committee adjourned.