HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Lyla B. Berg , Ph.D., Vice Chair

 

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Maile S. L. Shimabukuro

 

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Alex M. Sonson, Chair

Rep. Bob Nakasone, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Colleen Rose Meyer

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

March 28, 2008

TIME:

2:00pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 253

Status

HR 214

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MAINTAIN A TEACHER'S STEP STANDING WHEN A TEACHER TRANSFERS BACK TO THE DOE FROM A CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOL.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HCR 329

Status

 

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS TO LEARN ABOUT HAWAII LABOR HISTORY.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

 

 

EDN ONLY

 

 

 

 

 

HCR 265

Status

HR 225

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY OF AND TO DEVELOP A PLAN THEREFOR RELOCATING THE KAPAA PUBLIC LIBRARY.

 

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 290

Status

HR 242

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPALS TO USE A DEBIT CARD SYSTEM FOR PURCHASING SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND OTHER RELATED CURRICULUM SUPPORT SUPPLIES.

 

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 341

Status

HR 282

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO DEVELOP AN IMPROVED METHOD FOR CALCULATING HAWAII'S DROPOUT RATES USING A FOUR YEAR DROP OUT PERIOD.

 

 

 

EDN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 10 copies (including an original) to Room 324 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6511(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to EDNtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6170 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Alex M. Sonson

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy Takumi

Chair