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:

April 14, 2008

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

SCR 72, SD1

(SSCR3169)

Status

 

 

 

EDN ONLY

REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY TO EXAMINE VARIOUS IMPACTS OF A LONGER SCHOOL DAY AND INCREASING THE NUMBER OF DAYS IN THE SCHOOL YEAR ON KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE STUDENTS.

 

 

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SCR 84, SD1

(SSCR3171)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE HAWAII PUBLIC SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE TO DEVELOP NUTRITIONALLY-SOUND PUBLIC SCHOOL MENU PLANS THAT INCLUDE VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN MEALS.

 

EDN

SCR 74, SD1

(SSCR3170)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES TO REDUCE THE TRUANCY RATE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.

 

EDN, FIN

SCR 111

(SSCR3187)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PREPARE CURRICULAR MATERIALS THAT REFLECT THE HAWAII STANDARDS TO ASSIST A TEACHER WHO HAS TO TEMPORARILY TEACH IN AN AREA WHERE THE TEACHER IS NOT HIGHLY QUALIFIED.

 

EDN, FIN

SCR 114, SD1

(SSCR3214)

Status

CREATING AN ADVISORY GROUP TO RE-ENGINEER THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES.

 

EDN, FIN

SCR 118, SD1

(SSCR3465)

Status

REQUESTING STATUS REPORTS ON CURRENT UTILIZATION OF FUNDS AND PLANS TO CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE HOW FUNDING IS BEING TARGETED TO IMPROVE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AS WELL AS A COMPARISON OF HAWAII'S UTILIZATION TO OTHER STATES.

 

EDN, FIN

(Pending Referral)

 

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.

 

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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.

 

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Rep. Alex M. Sonson

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy Takumi

Chair