Ed Committee Schedule: . Feb. 22-26, 2010

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

Week of February 22 - 26, 2010

Monday:   

Work Session

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1741: Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 101:  Maine Unified Special Education Regulation, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education

Tuesday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Work Session

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1771: An Act To Include All Children in the Conditions of Education Report

2:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1296: An Act To Strengthen the Job Creation Through Educational Opportunity Program

Wednesday:  

Briefings

10:00 a.m. –

Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI)

  • Implications of GPA Subsidy Distribution Shifts, including Impact on Minimum Subsidy Receivers
  • Review of Income as an Indicator of Ability to Pay

1:00 p.m. –

Department of Education – EPS Cost Component Review:

  • Student-to-Staff Ratios
  • Salary and Benefit Matrixes
  • Transportation
  • Small School Adjustments

 

3:00 p.m. –

Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI)

  • Career and Technical Education

 

Work Session

3:30 p.m. –

L.D. 551: An Act To Improve the Essential Programs and Services Funding Formula

L.D. 1735: An Act To Waive Certain Penalties Imposed against School Administrative Units if the State Has Not Fulfilled Its Goal of Paying 55% of Costs

Thursday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Work Sessions

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1747: An Act To Allow the Town of Wells and the Town of Ogunquit To Amend the Terms of Their Cost-sharing Agreement for Their Community School District and To Provide Each Town the Ability To Withdraw from the Wells-Ogunquit Community School District

L.D. 1771: An Act To Include All Children in the Conditions of Education Report

3:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1671 Initiatives, Including:

     -      Governor’s Change Package

     -     Review of 15 School Units Who Voted to Adopt a Reorganization Plan but Whose Partners Did Not Adopt the Plan

     -     School Superintendents Recommendations on Cost Savings

Friday:  

Work Session

9:00 a.m. –

L.D. 551: An Act To Improve the Essential Programs and Services Funding Formula