Ed Committee Schedule: March 8-12, 2010

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

Week of March 8 – 12, 2010

Monday:   

Work Session

10:00 a.m. –

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

Public Hearing

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1804: An Act To Make Certain MaineCare Rules Regarding Service Provided by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Department of Education Major Substantive Rules 

Work Session

2:00 p.m. –

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

Tuesday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Work Sessions

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1799: An Act To Encourage the Use of Models in the Collection and Use of Student Achievement Data

L.D. 1800: An Act To Adopt the Common Core State Standards Initiative

L.D. 1801: An Act To Promote the Establishment of Innovative Schools

- Note: These are the Governor’s “Race to the Top” Bills

Wednesday:  

Work Sessions

10:00 a.m. –

Government Evaluation Act Review: Maine Maritime Academy 

Briefing

11:00 a.m. –

Maine Community College System/ University of Maine System/ Maine Maritime Academy Report on Higher Education Opportunities, Workforce Development and Funding 

Confirmation Hearings

1:00 p.m. –

Maine Community College System Board of Trustees:

Dennis King

Cynthia Phinney

Robert Clark

University of Maine System Board of Trustees:

Paul Mitchell 

Work Session

2:30 p.m. –

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

Thursday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Work Sessions

1:00 p.m. –

Government Evaluation Act Review: University of Maine System

2:30 p.m. –

L.D. 1784: An Act Regarding the Commissioner of Education's Rule-making Authority

L.D. 1804: An Act To Make Certain MaineCare Rules Regarding Service Provided by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Department of Education Major Substantive Rules

L.D. 1705: An Act To Align the Duties of School Boards Concerning Student Safety with the Requirements of the Federal Gun-Free Schools Act and To Prohibit the Discharge of Firearms within 500 Feet of Public and Private School Properties

Friday:  

State Shut Down Day