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The second half of the legislative session is proving to be a busy one for the education committee. Among the reasons is a potential delay to Colorado’s pioneering system to evaluate teachers.

Several funding measures are also on the table, which could impact new charter school construction and provide help for young kids behind on reading as well as students struggling with English.

To sort out the news, Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner talks with Maura Walz, the Colorado bureau chief for Chalkbeat, a national online news outlet covering education.