Education Committee Schedule: February 23- 27, 2009

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

Week of February 23 - 27, 2009

Monday:   

Public Hearing

10:00 a.m. –

L.D. 206: Resolve, To Fund the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program 

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 

Briefings

1:00 p.m. –

Maine Policy Research Institute (MEPRI) 2008-09 work plan

2:00 p.m. –

MEPRI research plan to evaluate EPS funding formula and GPA distribution under EPS Funding Act

Tuesday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Public Hearing (held jointly with Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee) in State House Room 228

LD 353: FY10-FY11 Biennial Budget

1:00 p.m. –

Higher Education Programs –

FAME Student Financial Assistance

Maine Maritime Academy

Maine Community College System

University of Maine System

Wednesday:  

Public Hearing (held jointly with Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee)  in State House Room 228

9:00 a.m. –

LD 353: FY10-FY11 Biennial Budget

Department of Education Programs –

Including but not limited to GPA for Local Schools (with ASL Interpreters)

1:00 p.m. –

LD 353: FY10-FY11 Biennial Budget

Department of Education Programs Continued

State Board of Education (with ASL Interpreters)

Thursday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Public Hearing (held jointly with Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee)  in State House Room 228

1:00 p.m. –

LD 353: FY10-FY11 Biennial Budget

Cultural Affairs Agencies

Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation 

Work Session (held jointly with Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee)  in State House Room 228

3:00 p.m. –

Stimulus Package Update and Discussion of Biennial Budget Proposals –

Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner, Department of Education

Friday:  

No Scheduled Committee Meetings