S_ED_2022A 02/23/2022 10:39:41 AM Committee Summary PUBLICSTAFF SUMMARY OF MEETINGSENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION Date 02/23/2022 Attendance Bridges * Buckner X Coram X Lundeen * Priola X Story X Zenzinger X Time 10:39:41 AM to 11:18:04 AM Place SCR 357 This Meeting was called to order by Zenzinger This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan Hearing Items Action Taken hSB22-137 Referred to the Committee of the Whole SB22-137 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole 10:39:50 AM Senator Zenzinger and Senator Coram, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-137, which concerns transitioning back to standard K-12 accountability measures. The co-sponsors gave opening comments on the bill. 10:46:19 AM Bret Miles, representing the Colorado Association of School Executives, the Colorado Rural Schools Alliance, the Colorado Education Association, and the Colorado Association of School Boards, testified in support of the bill. 10:50:21 AM Angelika Schroeder, Chair of the State Board of Education, testified in support of the bill. 10:52:25 AM Alyssa Pearson, representing the State Board of Education, was available to answer questions about the bill. 10:53:34 AM The panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee. Committee discussion ensued. 11:00:09 AM Ray Traudt, representing himself, testified in a neutral position on the bill. 11:02:10 AM Judy Solano, representing Advocates for Public Education Policy, testified in support of the bill. 11:03:49 AM Jen Walmer, representing Democrats for Education Reform, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Walmer answered questions from the committee. 11:09:11 AM The co-sponsors gave closing comments on the bill and answered questions. Committee members gave closing comments. 11:17:28 AM Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-137 to the Committee of the Whole. Moved Zenzinger Seconded Bridges Yes Buckner Yes Coram Yes Lundeen Yes Priola Yes Story Yes Zenzinger Yes Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS 11:18:04 AM The committee adjourned.