2016 Archives
You are viewing archived information from 2016
SB2586 SD1     
Report Title: Schools Our Keiki Deserve Act; Education; Air Conditioning; Teachers; Testing; Evaluations; Supplies; Salaries; Class Size; General Excise Tax; Student Loan Subsidy Program; Special Fund; Appropriations ($)
Description: Requires the department of education to provide public school students with a whole child education curriculum, air conditioning in certain classrooms, and decrease class size. Requires sufficient allocation of special education teachers and provides special education teachers with additional preparation time and funding. Establishes the student loan subsidy program and special fund. Expands vocational, technical, and career pathway programs. Amends weighted student formula factors to be considered by the committee on weights. Limits participation in standardized tests, prohibits the use of standardized test scores for evaluation purposes, authorizes standardized testing exemptions, and requires the board of education to provide notice of the right to opt-out of standardized testing. Requires all eligible children to attend preschool by the 2020-2021 school year. Amends evaluation program for teachers and educational officers. Increases the general excise tax. Makes appropriations. (SD1)
Package: None
Current Referral: EDU, WAM
Introducer(s): KIDANI

Sort by Date Status Text
2/17/2016SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/17/2016SReported from EDU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2233) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/10/2016SThe committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EDU were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Chun Oakland; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Dela Cruz ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Riviere; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto, Slom.
2/3/2016SThe committee(s) on EDU has scheduled a public hearing on 02-10-16 1:15PM in conference room 229.
1/27/2016SReferred to EDU, WAM.
1/25/2016SPassed First Reading.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

Some of the above items require Adobe Acrobat Reader. Please visit Adobe's download page for detailed instructions.

SB2586 SD1
All Versions of this Measure

Committee Reports

Hearing Notices
2/10/16 1:15P