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Bill Detail: SB23-008

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Title Youth Involvement Education Standards Review
Status Governor Signed (04/26/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
House Sponsors M. Lindsay (D)
Senate Sponsors D. Moreno (D)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee Education
Date Introduced 01/09/2023

The bill creates several opportunities for youth to be involved in
the review of the state's education standards. Youth representatives shall
be appointed as follows:
  • The commissioner of education (commissioner) shall
appoint youth representatives from nominations submitted
by schools throughout the state to participate in the
standards development process, which includes community
  • The commissioner shall appoint 2 youth representatives to
any regional educator meetings; and
  • Each local education provider shall appoint 2 youth
representatives to any review committees for local
education providers.
In each instance, the appointing authority shall select the youth
representatives from nominations submitted by schools throughout the
state, and, if applicable, one must be from an urban area and one must be
from a rural area.
Youth representatives will serve as voting members of the
committees and be reappointed pursuant to each committee's process. The
department of education (department) may compensate youth
representatives for actual expenses incurred with participation, and, if
appropriate, provide a stipend in an amount determined by the
The department shall promote the opportunities for youth
involvement and request schools nominate youth to participate.

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