DENVER (CBS4)– Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law on Friday that ensures all children receive equitable funding regardless of where they attend school.

It was a learning experience for the students at Rocky Mountain Prep who watched as the governor explained how a bill becomes a law.

Gov. John Hickenlooper at Rocky Mountain Prep (credit: CBS)

The new charter school law requires public school districts to distribute revenue to both charter and public schools more evenly.

Gov. John Hickenlooper at Rocky Mountain Prep (credit: CBS)