MARCH 25: Senate WAM Hearings

SENATE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS - HEARING NOTICE
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2014/hearingnotices/HEARING_WAM_03-25-14_DM_C_.HTM
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.
Conference Room 211
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

HB 1676, HD1, SD1 - RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1676&year=2014
Report Title: Executive Office on Early Learning; Department of Education; Charter Schools; Public Preschools; Appropriation ($)
Description: Authorizes the executive office on early learning to enter into agreements with the department of education and charter schools for use of available classrooms as public preschool classrooms. Requires the executive office on early learning to enter into agreements with no more than five charter schools for the use of available classrooms for public preschool classrooms through June 30, 2019. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
HSTA SUPPORTS HB 1676
Read HSTA Testimony » (pdf)

HB 2276, HD1, SD1 - RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=2276&year=2014
Report Title: Early Childhood Education Program
Description: Establishes the Early Childhood Education Program within the Early Learning System established by section 302L-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective upon the ratification of a constitutional amendment permitting the appropriation of public funds for private early childhood education. (SD1)
Report Title: Early Childhood Education Program
Description: Establishes the Early Childhood Education Program within the Early Learning System established by section 302L-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective upon the ratification of a constitutional amendment permitting the appropriation of public funds for private early childhood education. (SD1)
HSTA Strongly Opposes HB 2276
Read HSTA Testimony » (pdf)