House Education Committee
A bill that would allow illegal immigrants in Colorado to attend college at a discounted tuition rate is facing its first test in the state House.
A plan giving illegal immigrants a break on university tuition in Colorado is about to face a crucial vote.
Illegal immigrant children seeking a more affordable path to a college degree will soon get an answer from Colorado lawmakers on a question that has divided them for years.
Colorado’s colleges would have to work with labor experts to find out where jobs are under a bill that received bipartisan backing in a state House committee Wednesday.
Illegal immigrants attending Colorado high schools are waiting to see whether the Legislature will pass a bill allowing them to attend state colleges at tuition rates lower than the out-of-state rates.
Democrats and Republicans in Colorado seem to agree Congress should indeed repeal the education law and are near agreement on a resolution telling Congress the education law is “ineffective.”
A Republican-led committee in the Colorado House could halt an attempt to lower tuition rates for illegal immigrants when the measure is heard Monday.
Opponents of standardized tests for schoolchildren have a fresh weapon this year in Colorado — the high price tag of exams.