HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Lei R. Learmont

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 12, 2018

TIME:

2:10 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1941

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) world languages institutional support position within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds to fund the position.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2048

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Permits individual department of education schools and career pathways, academies, or programs operated within a department of education school, to engage in commercial enterprises, including the sale of goods produced by or for an individual school, career pathway, academy, or program.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2164

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.

Appropriates $250,000,000 to the Department of Education for school-level funding.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2238

Status

RELATING TO EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS.

Establishes the safe keiki grant program to award funds to qualified DOE schools to purchase supplies for students to remain at school shelters for 48 hours in the event of an emergency. Appropriates funds.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2117

(HSCR77-18)

Status

RELATING TO STANDARDIZED TESTING.

Limits the number of standardized tests a student shall take in a school year. Requires the board of education to conduct a statewide survey of school administrators and teachers to determine the time spent on preparing for standardized tests and the impact of preparation time on the quality of instruction.

 

LAB, EDN, FIN

HB 2166, HD1

(HSCR105-18)

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 or by a public charter school. (HB2166 HD1)

 

HSG, 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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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6210 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair