THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Senator Norman Sakamoto, Chair

Senator Avery B. Chumbley, Vice Chair

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, MILITARY AFFAIRS

AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

Senator Cal Kawamoto, Chair

Senator Carol Fukunaga, Vice Chair

COMMITTEE ON LABOR

Senator Bob Nakata, Chair

Senator Les Ihara, Jr., Vice Chair

NOTICE OF JOINT HEARINGS

 

DATE:

Friday, February 01, 2002

TIME:

1:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 212

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

A G E N D A

 

JOINT EDU/TMG ONLY:

1:00 1:30 PM

SB 2065

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals provisions allowing the department of education to retain and expend federal impact aid, Department of Defense, and indirect federal reimbursements in excess of the amounts appropriated by the legislature.

EDU/TMG, WAM

SB 2068

RELATING TO SCHOOL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.

Provides funds for a position in the department of accounting and general services to coordinate public and private efforts to repair and maintain public schools.

EDU/TMG, WAM

     
     

EDU ONLY:

1:30 2:00 PM

SB 2100

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to pay for a qualified zone academy at the national guard facility on 22nd Avenue on Oahu.

EDU, WAM

SB 2224

RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL FUND.

Increases the amount of moneys deposited to the credit of the state educational facilities improvement special fund each fiscal year to $90,000,000.

EDU, WAM

SB 2264

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Defines, for statistical purposes, "teaching out-of-field" as teaching outside the areas of preparation indicated on an individual's license; and "out-of-field teacher" as an individual who is teaching outside the areas of preparation indicated on the individual's license. (NOTE: See SB 2209 below for prohibition of "out of field" teachers)

EDU

     

JOINT EDU/LBR ONLY:

2:00 - 2:30 PM

SB 2012

RELATING TO REHIRING RETIRED TEACHERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Allows the DOE to rehire teachers who have been retired for at least one year.

EDU/LBR, WAM

SB 2209

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Prohibits the DOE from knowingly requiring or allowing a teacher to instruct students in content areas that the teacher has no demonstrable knowledge or demonstrated competence, or both, as determined by the Hawaii teacher standards board.

EDU/LBR, WAM

SB 2660

RELATING TO TEACHER LICENSURE.

Requires the department of education to provide information to an unlicensed individual on various alternative certification and licensure programs; amends the licensing and credentialing standards for BOE to consider relating to current data on the disparity in educational outcomes for students taught by unlicensed professionals.

EDU/LBR, WAM

     

EDU ONLY:

FROM 2:30 TO COMPLETION

SB 2207

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds to provide public school principals with stability bonuses.

EDU, WAM

SB 2208

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires that each public school have at least one, full-time vice-principal. Appropriates funds.

EDU, WAM

SB 2210

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL COUNSELORS.

Appropriates funds for hiring counselors and college counselors at the public schools based on student population.

EDU, WAM

SB 2424

RELATING TO VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds for the DOE, on the recommendation of the incentive and innovation grant award panel, to award competitive grants for the purposes of funding the further development, improvement, and enlargement of exemplary vocational-technical education programs. Appropriates $1,000,000 for FY 2002-2003.

EDU, WAM

SB 2357

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Requires the DOE to pay all new hires within four weeks.

EDU, WAM

SB 2211

RELATING TO TEACHER EDUCATION.

Authorizes the department of education to fully reimburse the tuition of college of education graduates who teach in the public schools for at least 6 years.

EDU, WAM

SB 2205

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Makes an appropriation for teachers and educational officers with master and doctoral degrees.

EDU, WAM

SB 2358

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires a sufficient amount of textbooks and equipment for students; provides teachers with a $250 allocation to reimburse out-of-pocket expenses for supplies; appropriates money.

EDU, WAM

     

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW, IF TIME PERMITS.

Persons wishing to testify should submit 45 copies of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 213, State Capitol 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony may also be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to whom the testimony is being submitted, the date and time of the hearing, and the required number of copies needed for submittal.

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign language interpreter, wheelchair accessibility, or parking designated for the disabled) please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

Public Folder. A folder labeled "Public Folder" containing the measures and testimonies for the hearing will be available for shared use by members of the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6729.

 

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Senator Cal Kawamoto

Chair

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Senator Norman Sakamoto

Chair

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Senator Bob Nakata

Chair