The House budget must now be reconciled with the Senate version, and contraception funding could become a sticking point.
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At the Capitol and kitchen tables, Coloradans are trying to answer the question of how much standardized testing is too much. The latest test is called the PARCC.
A bill was delayed that would eliminate state tests in 11th and 12th grades and make ninth grade tests optional.
Currently, if 95 percent of students don’t participate in state testing, schools, districts and teachers can face sanctions.
The legislation is aimed at what advocates see as the criminalization of homelessness in a handful of Colorado cities.
Currently homeless students can have a hard time proving their residency to qualify for in-state tuition.
Lawmakers amended the proposal Thursday so that the state won't use tax dollars to assist schools that have to change signs and uniforms.
Unlike some of the earlier police bills, more recent legislation doesn't have bipartisan support.