HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Karen L. Awana

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 07, 2011

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 159

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Establishes a funding formula for charter school facilities.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 198

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Authorizes schools to purchase fresh local produce under the school meals program and to grow food in school gardens for consumption in the school lunch program.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 945

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires multi track public schools to meet at least 171 days or 90 per cent of the minimum number of days required of other non-charter public schools for each respective school year, whichever number is greater, and at least 90 per cent of the minimum number of student instructional hours required of other non-charter public schools for each respective school year. Requires DOE to submit to the legislature a plan to implement a school year for multi track schools beginning with the 2015-2016 school year of no less than 90 per cent of the minimum number of instructional days and hours required of other public schools.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 952

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.

Establishes the public school lands trust to provide for the maximum use of public school lands in order to generate income to improve public school facilities and infrastructure to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and beyond.

 

EDN, WLO, FIN

HB 344

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Short form bill relating to education.

 

EDN

SB 8, SD1

(SSCR3)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes implementing legislation for the appointment of board of education members. Establishes considerations for the senate during the advise and consent process.

 

EDN, FIN

 

 

 

 

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 331 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-9431(for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

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

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