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HB 1357 - Changing student testing requirements - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

James Kerr voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (35-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Changing student testing requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces the amount of standardized testing required in Colorado K-12 schools.

Highlights:
-Mandates that the Colorado Department of Education apply for a federal waiver that would permit the use of the "curriculum-based, achievement college entrance exam" as the sole statewide assessment test for high school (Sec. 3). -Creates the Teacher Development Fund and the Dropout Prevention Activity Grant Fund and specifies that the savings resulting from the reduction of testing brought about by this bill shall be used to finance these two Funds (Secs. 4, 8). -Strikes the writing component from the Colorado Student Assessment Program (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Changing student testing requirements

Sponsors

  • Judith Anne 'Judy' Solano (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Suzanne S. Williams (CO - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Bob L. Bacon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Debbie J. Benefield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Boyd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Morgan L. Carroll (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward Casso (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gwyn Green (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary A. Hodge (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Kefalas (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Maryanne 'Moe' Keller (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alice D. Madden (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rosemary Marshall (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Merrifield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen Middleton (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John V. 'Jack' Pommer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dianne I. Primavera (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brandon C. Shaffer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Abel J. Tapia (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Janann Todd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Martin Weissmann (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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