Education Committee schedule 5/09-5/13

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Education and Cultural Affairs

Week of 5/9/2011 - 5/13/2011

 

Monday:  5/9/2011

 

 10:00 AM     WORK SESSION

 L.D. 1045    An Act To Encourage Better Grades for High School Students by Linking Grades with the Granting of a Driver's License

 L.D. 1273    An Act To Establish a 2-week Quiet Period for School Teams

 L.D. 1402    An Act To Extend Employment Reference Immunity to School Administrative Units

 L.D. 506      An Act To Prevent the Disclosure of Student Social Security Numbers

 

1:00 PM       University of Maine System Board of Trustees Confirmation Hearing

                     Admiral Gregory G. Johnson

 

 2:00 PM      WORK SESSION

 L.D. 250      An Act To Permit Tuition Subsidies by Municipalities

 L.D. 1283    An Act To Allow Students Choice in High School Enrollment

 L.D. 1316    An Act To Expand Magnet Schools in Maine

 L.D. 1388    An Act To Allow Schools To Adopt Approved Alternative Curricula

 L.D. 1424    An Act To Enhance Parental Roles in Education Choice

 

Tuesday: 5/10/2011

 

 1:00 PM      WORK SESSION AND MAINE EDUCATION POLICY RESEARCH  

                     INSTITUTE BREIFING – SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA

 

 L.D. 1274    An Act To Restore Equity in Education Funding

 L.D. 93        An Act To Improve Essential Programs and Services Funding for Education

 L.D. 347      Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Education To Convene a Task Force To Develop a Proposal for a More Equitable Distribution of Kindergarten to Grade 12 State Education Funding

 L.D. 958      Resolve, To Direct the Department of Education To Review the Essential Programs and Services Model

 L.D. 886      An Act To Remove All Federal Funding from Inclusion in the Essential Programs and Services Funding Formula

 L.D. 1017    An Act To Improve the Essential Programs and Services Funding Model by Providing for a Cost of Housing Adjustment

 L.D. 1051    An Act To Calculate Essential Programs and Services Funding on an Equal Labor Market

 L.D. 598      An Act To Provide Assistance to Economically Disadvantaged Students

 

 

 3:00 PM      JOINT EDUCATION AND HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                      COMMITTEE PUBLIC HEARING

 L.D. 758      Resolve, To Establish a Schoolchildren's Well-being Stakeholder Group

 

 4:00 PM      WORK SESSION

 L.D. 1307    An Act To Amend and Clarify Certain Education Statutes

 L.D. 606      An Act To Protect State Education Funds

 L.D. 1471    An Act To Require Voter Validation for a School Administrative Unit To Retain Ownership of a School No Longer Used Primarily for Classroom Education

 L.D. 1425    An Act To Protect the Quality and Integrity of Maine's Educational Materials

 

Wednesday: 5/11/2011

 

 1:00 PM      PUBLIC HEARING

 L.D. 1136    An Act To Require the Opportunity To Recite the Pledge of Allegiance in Schools

 L.D. 1380    An Act To Extend the Salary Supplement for National Board-certified Teachers at Publicly Supported Secondary Schools That Enroll at Least 60% Public Students

 L.D. 1094    An Act To Improve the Delivery of School Psychological Services to Children

 

 3:00 PM      JOINT EDUCATION AND HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES WORK

                     SESSION

 L.D. 758      Resolve, To Establish a Schoolchildren's Well-being Stakeholder Group

 

 4:00 PM      WORK SESSION

 L.D. 505      An Act To Align State Standards Pertaining to Food and Beverages outside of the School Lunch Program to Federal Standards

 L.D. 813      An Act To Require Every School Administrative Unit To Have a Food Service Director

 L.D. 1197    An Act To Amend Standards for Participation in Certain Public School Services by Students Who Are Homeschooled

 L.D. 568      An Act To Create a Unified Early Childhood Education System in Maine

 L.D. 775      An Act To Clarify Special Education Reporting Requirements

 L.D. 1003    An Act To Assist Maine Schools To Obtain Federal Funds for Medically Necessary Services

 L.D. 1345    An Act To Align Maine Special Education Statutes with Federal Requirements

 L.D. 1430    Resolve, To Conduct a Review of the Roles and Functions of the Department of Education and of Certain Mandates

 

Thursday: 5/12/2011

 

 1:00 PM      PUBLIC HEARING

 L.D. 1540    An Act To Encourage Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education

 L.D. 1553    An Act To Create a Public Charter School Program in Maine

 

 4:00 PM      WORK SESSION

 L.D. 167      An Act To Provide Full Funding for Advanced Placement Courses

 L.D. 569      An Act To Support and Encourage the Use of Online Textbooks

 L.D. 627      An Act To Expand the Capacity of York County Community College

 L.D. 980      An Act To Prohibit Cyberbullying in Public Schools

 

Friday: 5/13/2011

 

 9:00 AM       WORK SESSION

 L.D. 1422    An Act To Prepare Maine People for the Future Economy

 L.D. 949      An Act To Update Maine's High School Graduation Requirements

 L.D. 959      Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Provide Curriculum Consistency in Maine Public Schools

 L.D. 1269    An Act To Require That the Taking of a Statewide Assessment Test for High School Seniors Be Voluntary

 L.D. 1188    An Act To Achieve Maine's High School Graduation Goal

 L.D. 1503    An Act To Promote School Attendance and Increase School Achievement

 L.D. 1488    An Act To Create Innovative Public School Zones and Innovative Public School Districts

 

 1:00 PM      WORK SESSION

 L.D. 944      An Act To Increase College Attainment

 L.D. 1139    An Act To Require Students To Receive Instruction in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and the Use of an Automated External Defibrillator prior to Graduation

 L.D. 1211    An Act To Require That a Student Satisfactorily Complete a Course in Civics and Government To Receive a High School Diploma

 L.D. 1136    An Act To Require the Opportunity To Recite the Pledge of Allegiance in Schools

 L.D. 1380    An Act To Extend the Salary Supplement for National Board-certified Teachers at Publicly Supported Secondary Schools That Enroll at Least 60% Public Students

 L.D. 1094    An Act To Improve the Delivery of School Psychological Services to Children