Colorado endorses rollback of social studies testing

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Colorado Senate Friday morning approved a small rollback of state social studies testing on a preliminary voice vote.

The earliest a final vote could be taken is Monday, unless the Senate meets this weekend. That would leave three days for Senate Bill 14-221 to move through the House before the legislature’s Wednesday adjournment deadline.

There was a moment of parliamentary panic on the floor after senators, not paying attention, overwhelming approved an amendment by Sen. Scott Renfroe, R-Greeley, that would have delayed 12th grade social studies for 10 years.

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