THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Senator Michelle N. Kidani, Chair

Senator Breene Harimoto, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR

Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Chair

Senator Maile S.L. Shimabukuro, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Friday, February 13, 2015

TIME:

1:00pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 837

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Requires collective bargaining for charter school matters to be conducted between the exclusive representatives of charter school employees as the employee and the governor, board of education, and representatives elected by charter school governing boards as the employer.

 

EDU/JDL, WAM

SB 1346

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TEACHERS.

Applies the same probationary period requirements of department of education teachers to public charter school teachers, who have not earned tenure within the department of education, upon entry or reentry to the department of education.

 

EDU/JDL, WAM

SB 819

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Bars prohibition of student or class participation in a fundraiser or charitable activity in conjunction with a nonprofit organization as part of a school project when participation benefits student learning.

 

EDU/JDL, WAM

SB 822

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Applies the requirement for all public secondary schools to implement a school year that includes 990 student instructional hours to all school years beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.  Repeals the requirement that by the 2016-2018 school years, all public schools implement a school year of 180 days and 1,080 student instructional hours for both elementary and secondary school grades.  Clarifies that the definition of "student instructional hours" shall be determined by the board of education in consultation with the exclusive representatives of the appropriate bargaining units.

 

EDU/JDL, WAM

SB 1039

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO STUDENT INSTRUCTIONAL TIME.

Repeals student instructional hour requirements.

 

EDU/JDL, WAM

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours prior to the start of the hearing.

 

FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Chair

 

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Senator Michelle N. Kidani

Chair