HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 08, 2016

TIME:

2:00PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HB2214

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB2269

 

 

HB 1744

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.

Provides public charter schools with the right of first refusal for the use of DOE athletic facilities within the school complex area and on available dates. Requires DOE school principals to provide public charter schools with schedules of available dates for the use of athletic facilities.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2205

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Authorizes the charter school commission to adopt interim rules. Establishes requirements for meeting minutes. Authorizes charter schools to assess fees and charges for co-curricular activities.

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

HB 2453

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Appropriates moneys for start-up grants for newly approved, pre-opening, public charter schools.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2524

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER INCENTIVES.

Clarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Appropriates funds for teacher bonuses for hard-to-fill placement incentives and National Board certified teacher incentives for charter school teachers.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2214

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Simplifies the process for an entity to become an authorizer (an entity that approves or denies applications to become a charter school). Establishes a shortened timeline for the release of charter school funds. Authorizes charter schools to retain attorneys for charter contract negotiation, charter revocation, and charter nonrenewal processes.

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

HB 1715

Status

RELATING TO THE PUBLIC PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAM.

Appropriates $6,000,000 in general funds to fund the public prekindergarten program.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1741

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates moneys to the Read to Me International Foundation for the promotion of reading aloud to children.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2266

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR EARLY LEARNING.

Makes appropriations to the Executive Office on Early Learning and Early Learning Advisory Board for staffing, travel, and attendance at relevant conferences, as applicable.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1716

Status

RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.

Changes the Early Learning Advisory Board to the Early Learning Commission.

 

EDN, JUD

HB 2510

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING VOUCHERS.

Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to establish a housing voucher program for full-time classroom teachers employed by the Department of Education, including classroom teachers at public charter schools.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2538

Status

RELATING TO URBAN SCHOOL IMPACT DISTRICTS.

Allows fee in lieu funds in the Kalihi to Ala Moana school impact district to be used to purchase completed construction, construct new school facilities, improve or renovate existing structures for school use, or lease land or facilities for school use.

 

EDN, WAL, FIN

HB 2269

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Expands the national board certification incentive program to provide greater monetary incentives to public school counselors and school psychologists. Authorizes continuing bonuses for teachers, counselors, and school psychologists in designated high-need schools that improve and become no longer designated as such.

 

EDN, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair