You’ve seen them at school carnivals and fancy birthday parties – those inflatable castles the kids jump around in. They’re not currently regulated by the state, as other kinds of amusement rides are, but freshman Sen. Lucia Guzman, D-Denver, thinks they and other inflatable amusement devices should be.
Her bill is up before the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee at 1:30 this afternoon in room 354 of the Capitol.
The education committees will consider bills that propose new education studies. House Ed takes up House Bill 11-1184, which would create a commission to study future financing of higher education, while the Senate panel will ponder Senate Bill 11-111, which would create a task force to study student transitions and remediation.
What’s on tap:
The second day of U.S. Department of Education conference on Advancing Student Achievement Through Labor-Management Collaboration starts at 8:15 a.m. at the Colorado Convention Center. More information (Our apologies for incorrectly listing this event on some earlier calendars.)
Good reads from elsewhere:
- Absent data: Federal program to boost financial aid lacks data Denver Post
- Money woes: L.A. Unified OKs “doomsday budget” LA Times
- Inequity?: Study shows NYC charters receive more per-pupil funding than district schools. Gotham Schools
- Late edit: Duncan decides not to attack seniority layoffs in Denver speech NY Post