HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON LOWER & HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Vice Chair

Rep. Amy A. Perruso, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 18, 2019

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 3

Status

REQUESTING THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION TO REPORT ON THE CRITERIA DEVELOPED AND PRIORITIZATION ADVISED FOR CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES FUNDING PURSUANT TO SECTION 302D-29.5, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

 

 

LHE, FIN

HCR 28 / HR 33 /

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS TO CONTINUE TO MEET AS A WORKING GROUP AND TO IMPLEMENT A NEW PROGRAM FOR SEXUAL-VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

 

 

LHE, JUD

HCR 37 / HR 39 /

Status / Status

URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REDUCE THE USE OF STANDARDIZED TESTING IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM.

 

 

LHE, FIN

HCR 38 / HR 40 /

Status / Status

URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AS A STRATEGY FOR INCREASING ACCESS TO A HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION.

 

 

LHE, FIN

HCR 61 / HR 62 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON ITS PROGRESS TOWARD PROVIDING A WELL-ROUNDED EDUCATION FOR ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.

 

 

LHE, FIN

HCR 119 / HR 109 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT ITS CURRENT USAGE AND PLANS FOR FUTURE USAGE OF GLYPHOSATE AND GLYPHOSATE-CONTAINING HERBICIDES ON AND AROUND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PROPERTIES, INCLUDING SCHOOLS AND PLAYGROUNDS.

 

 

LHE, FIN

HCR 223 / HR 198 /

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO OFFER VEGETARIAN MEAL OPTIONS IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS AT LEAST ONCE WEEKLY.

 

 

LHE, FIN

HCR 169 / HR 151 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONTRACT WITH A THIRD-PARTY CONSULTANT THAT SPECIALIZES IN SCHOOL FINANCE TO STUDY THE ADEQUACY OF PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING IN HAWAII.

 

 

LHE, FIN

HCR 143 / HR 132 /

Status / Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER IN THE PUNA DISTRICT.

 

 

LHE, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair