April 24, 2019

Denver, CO – The Colorado State Senate today voted unanimously to pass SB19-066, High-Cost Special Education Trust Fund Grants, a bill sponsored by Senator Nancy Todd (D-Aurora) to give high-cost special education trust fund grants to public schools that provide special education services to students with disabilities. The bill now moves to the House of Representatives for consideration.

“Every child in Colorado deserves a great education regardless of their abilities or circumstances,” said Senator Todd. “This bill will help Colorado’s public schools provide critical special education services to students in need. I am proud that the Senate voted to support all students today.”

The bill creates the high-cost special education trust fund to be used for high-cost special education trust fund grants to public school special education administrative units that have made significant expenditures in providing special education services to a child with a disability.To learn more about SB19-066, please visit https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-066.

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