HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Lyla B. Berg, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Maile S.L. Shimabukuro

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Karl Rhoads

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2277

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST KAIMUKI CHRISTIAN SCHOOL.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds for Kaimuki Christian School.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2143

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes a voluntary career mentoring program in the department of education to provide high school students with contact information for retirees who volunteer to share experience and knowledge about potential careers.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2127

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the department of education to provide a minimum of 190 instructional days in each school year.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2423

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION BUDGET.

Requires the Department of Education to use zero-based budgeting principles in formulating the budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2556

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE PRODUCTS.

Requires the department of education to give first preference to environmentally-sensitive cleaning and maintenance products that carry the design for the environment label designated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for use in public schools.

 

EDN, EEP, FIN

HB 2378

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Amends the Educational Accountability System to include additional requirements for the Department of Education, Superintendent of Education, and Board of Education. Establishes a school grading system based on certain criteria as well as a report card system to be furnished to parents. Requires the establishment of a longitudinal data collection system.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2071

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Provides a specific set of student rights and creates a mechanism by which the Department of Education's success at upholding these rights may be monitored and improved upon.

 

EDN, FIN

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.:

 

 

HB 2077

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Adds age limits for public school students entering grades eleven and twelve.

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 324 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6511 (for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

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WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

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.

 

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Rep. Roy Takumi

Chair