STAND. COM. REP. NO. 870

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 1276

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1276, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Education to establish and implement a four-year pilot program within one complex area that, among other things, authorizes best practices for collaborative planning and expanded student learning time to improve schools.

 

Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii provided testimony in support of this measure. The Hawaii State Teachers Association and Democratic Party of Hawaii Education Caucus provided testimony in opposition.

The Department of Education and a concerned individual provided comments.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1276, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair