Education Committee Schedule, Feb 2 - 6, 2009

WEEKLY SCHEDULE
Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

Week of February 2 - 6, 2009

Monday:   

Briefing

10:00 a.m. –

Review of Selected Components in the EPS School Funding Act in FY 09 Review Cycle

Review of MEPRI Research Plan for Evaluation of EPS Funding Model and Distribution of State Subsidy under EPS Funding Act 

Public Hearings

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 92: An Act Pertaining to the Quality Child Care Education Scholarship Fund

L.D. 97: Resolve, Directing the Maine Community College System, the University of Maine System and the Department of Education To Develop a Plan To Enable High School Students To Achieve a Seamless Transition to Higher Education

L.D. 118: An Act To Further Facilitate the Provision of Educational Loans for Maine Students and Families

Tuesday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

No Scheduled Committee Meetings

Wednesday:  

Briefing

9:00 a.m. – Overview of EPS Model of School Funding and Distribution of State Subsidy under EPS Funding Act 

Public Hearings

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 77: Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 181:  Child Development Services System:  Regional Provider Advisory Boards, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education

L.D. 78: Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 182:  Formula for Distribution of Funds to Child Developmental Services Regional Sites, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education

L.D. 98: Resolve, To Direct the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services To Require the Teaching of Mental Health Awareness in Middle Schools Based on a National Curriculum

Thursday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Confirmation Hearing

1:00 p.m. – Jarred Sternbergh for the Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees 

Public Hearings

2:00 p.m. –

L.D. 100: An Act To Improve Oral Health Care for Maine's Children

L.D. 136: An Act To Require the Provision of Unstructured Recess Time for Elementary School Students

Work Sessions

3:00 p.m. –

L.D. 100: An Act To Improve Oral Health Care for Maine's Children

L.D. 136: An Act To Require the Provision of Unstructured Recess Time for Elementary School Students

Friday:  

No Scheduled Committee Meetings