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:

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

TIME:

2:30 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2368, SD2

(SSCR2825)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the Department of Education to establish and implement a program to educate public school students on sexual abuse prevention through age appropriate curricula; provide relevant training to school teachers and staff; and inform parents about important child sexual abuse topics. Requires the Board of Education to adopt Board of Education policies to effectuate the sexual abuse prevention education program and to be implemented by the Department of Education. Requires reports to the Legislature on the status of implementation. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2380

(SSCR2222)

Status

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Amends the Board of Education membership by inviting the exclusive representative for bargaining unit 5 (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board.

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2383, SD2

(SSCR2798)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Amends provisions of the national certification incentive program within the Department of Education to include school psychologists who have achieved national certification. Amends provisions related to eligible schools where teachers or school psychologists with national certification are eligible for the incentive program. Beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, and each fiscal year thereafter, requires funding requests by charter schools for teacher incentive programs, bonuses, and other compensation beyond regular wages to be a separate line item in the general appropriations act and supplemental appropriations act. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2779, SD2

(SSCR2724)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.

Increases membership on the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to include a representative of the Native Hawaiian Education Council and a non-voting public university student teacher. Clarifies that a permit is required for non-licensed teachers serving in public schools. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 15

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE STATUS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 186 / HR 158 /

Status / Status

URGING SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, TEACHERS, PARENTS, AND STUDENTS TO BE EDUCATED ABOUT THE POTENTIAL HEALTH IMPACTS OF HEAVY BACKPACKS AND TO TAKE PROACTIVE MEASURES TO AVOID INJURY.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HR 17

Status

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION INITIATIVES.

 

 

EDN, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair