Education Committee Schedule - Feb 9 - 13, 2009

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

Week of February 9 - 13, 2009

Monday:   

Public Hearing

10:00 a.m. –

L.D. 245: An Act To Calculate the School Year by Number of Hours 

Work Sessions

10:30 a.m. –

L.D. 96 : An Act To Authorize the Implementation of Modified School Year Calendars

L.D. 245: An Act To Calculate the School Year by Number of Hours

L.D. 2: An Act to Provide Rule-making Authority to the Maine Library Commission

L.D. 79 : Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 61:  State Board of Education Rules for Major Capital School Construction Projects, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education 

DOE Briefing

1:00 p.m. –

School District Reorganization

Tuesday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

No Scheduled Committee Meetings

Wednesday:  

Public Hearings

9:00 a.m. –

L.D. 268: Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 115:  Certification, Authorization, and Approval of Education Personnel, Part I and Part II, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Education

L.D. 231: Resolve, Directing the Chancellor of the University of Maine System and the President of the Maine Community College System To Develop Recommendations To Address the Professional Needs of State Employees

L.D. 161: An Act To Amend the Special Education, School Health and School Nutrition Laws Regarding Scoliosis Screening, the School Lunch Program, Transitional Services, Gifted and Talented Education Programs and the Maine Mentoring Partnership Grant Program 

Work Sessions

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 

Public Hearings

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 76: Resolve, To Study the Feasibility of Expanding the Curriculum of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics

L.D. 128: An Act To Require the Teaching of Agricultural Studies in Maine's Schools

L.D. 266: An Act To Preserve Statewide Public Broadcasting

Friday:  

No Scheduled Committee Meetings