STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1846
RE: S.C.R. No. 190
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.C.R. No. 190 entitled:
"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO ASSESS THE ADEQUACY OF THE DEPARTMENT'S VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR A CAREER IN A VOCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to request the Department of Education to conduct and submit to the Legislature a study that assesses the adequacy of programs within the department that are designed to prepare students for vocational careers.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Hawaii State Teachers Union.
Your Committee received written comments on this measure from the Department of Education.
Your Committee finds that many vocational career fields provide livable incomes for a number of the State's residents. Accordingly, your Committee finds that some students may benefit from the Department of Education's offering of courses and training in these fields.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of S.C.R. No. 190 and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair