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Bill Detail: HB22-1366

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Title Improving Students' Postsecondary Options
Status Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (05/06/2022)
Bill Subjects
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
House Sponsors C. Kipp (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Bridges (D)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee Appropriations
Date Introduced 04/11/2022
Summary

The bill establishes a number of new programs concerning
postsecondary career and education options for students, including:
  • Establishing the postsecondary, workforce, career, and
education grant program in the department of education
(CDE) to provide grants to local education providers to
improve the training of school educators and

administrators, to support students and families in
developing career and education plans for after high
school, and to increase the number of students for whom
applications for free financial aid are completed;
  • Creating regional postsecondary and workforce
coordinators in the CDE to train educators concerning
financial aspects of postsecondary options;
  • Updating the financial literacy resource bank to include
more information and training concerning postsecondary
financial aid;
  • Creating stipends for teachers who successfully complete
financial aid training;
  • Adding a requirement to individual career and
postsecondary education plans to include information about
available state and federal financial aid;
  • Requiring the department of higher education (CDHE) to
use technology to assist students and families in completing
postsecondary state and federal financial aid applications;
and
  • Requiring the CDHE to make certain improvements to
streamline the Colorado application for financial aid.
The bill appropriates money for each of the programs and specifies
that the CDE and the CDHE may use the money appropriated in
subsequent years without additional appropriation.

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