HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

 

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Takashi Ohno

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 20, 2015

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 374, SD2

(SSCR877)

Status

RELATING TO DUAL CREDIT PROGRAMS.

Renames the "running start program" as the "dual credit program". Broadens participation to include ninth and tenth graders. Replaces a standardized test with an assessment. Repeals tuition and fees requirement. Requires that all additional qualifications be uniform across all campuses. Appropriates moneys to the department of education and the University of Hawaii for positions. (SD2)

 

EDN/HED, FIN

SB 181, SD1

(HSCR913)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Allows the department of education to continue, until June 30, 2020, awarding high school diplomas to qualified veterans who did not receive a high school diploma as a result of compulsory induction into active service in the armed services of the United States or any person whose high school education was interrupted due to wartime practices such as internment during World War II. (SD1)

 

VMI, EDN, FIN

HCR 63

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REVIEW AND REPORT ON THE BENEFITS AND FEASIBILITY OF EXPANDING THE COMPLEX BOUNDARIES OF KAIMUKI HIGH SCHOOL.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 81

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONSIDER OFFERING CREDIT TOWARD SALARY FOR CERTAIN PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE WHEN HIRING TEACHERS FOR SHORTAGE AREAS IDENTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 117 / HR 70 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REVIEW WHETHER THE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE BOARD SHOULD BE GIVEN VOTING RIGHTS.

 

 

EDN, JUD

HCR 127 / HR 27 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONSIDER INCLUDING A BASE AMOUNT IN THE WEIGHTED STUDENT FORMULA TO COVER PHYSICAL PLANT OPERATIONS.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 138

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXAMINE ALL POSSIBILITIES TO ENABLE STUDENT ATHLETIC TEAMS TO RUN AND TRAIN OFF CAMPUS.

 

 

EDN, JUD

HCR 172 / HR 108 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A HAWAII PUBLIC SCHOOLS FINANCIAL LITERACY TASK FORCE.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 173 / HR 109 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A STRATEGIC PLAN TO ADDRESS CHRONIC STUDENT ABSENTEEISM.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 224 / HR 157 /

Status / Status

NAMING THE NEW WAIMANALO ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL BUILDING IN HONOR OF AL LEWIS.

 

 

EDN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair