Victory! SB 191 Passes, Ensuring Great Teachers & Leaders for ALL Colorado Students!
By Padres & Jovenes Unidos
Boletin Update: Volume 5, Issue 5
May 14, 2010
With a vote of 36-29 and 27-8 in the House of Representatives and the Senate, respectively, SB 191 is on its way to the Governor’s desk were he has signaled his support. For Padres & Jovenes Unidos the passage of SB 191 is a milestone in reforming education in Colorado.
We thank our grassroots organizing and education advocacy partners who made this victory possible, A+ Committee, Biz Cares, Colorado Children's Campaign, Colorado League of Charter Schools, Colorado Succeeds, Common Good Colorado, Democrats for Education Reform, Education Reform Now, Metro Organizations for People, Stand for Children and our many allies! We also give thanks to the bill’s sponsors, Senators Johnston, Spence, Foster, Gibbs, Hodge, King K., Kopp, Newell, Penry, Romer, and Scheffel and Representatives Scanlan, Murray, Carroll T., Gerou, Massey, Rice and Summers for their leadership, as well as the educators whose support demonstrated their commitment to creating a strong education system in Colorado that puts student needs first.