Legislature(2009 - 2010)CAPITOL 106

02/19/2010 08:00 AM EDUCATION


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08:04:42 AM Start
08:05:06 AM HB311
08:09:48 AM Overview: Alaska Virtual Academy
09:10:11 AM HB350
10:00:27 AM HB297
10:04:54 AM HB206
10:05:54 AM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Overview: Alaska Virtual Academy based in TELECONFERENCED
Wrangell and the products and services
provided to the school, by K12 Company
+= HB 310 SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION DEBT REIMBURSEMENT TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+= HB 206 HIGH SCHOOL ASSESSM'T/POSTSECONDARY CLASS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
*+ HB 350 PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING: LOCAL CONTRIBUTION TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
<Bill Hearing Rescheduled from 02/17/10>
+= HB 311 STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS; REGULATIONS TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
+= HB 297 POSTSECONDARY SCHOLARSHIPS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
               HB 297-POSTSECONDARY SCHOLARSHIPS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
10:00:27 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON announced  that the next order of  business would be                                                               
HOUSE  BILL   NO.  297,  "An  Act   establishing  the  governor's                                                               
performance  scholarship program  and  relating  to the  program;                                                               
establishing  the  governor's  performance scholarship  fund  and                                                               
relating  to  the  fund;  relating  to  student  records;  making                                                               
conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
10:00:37 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON stated his intent  to have the additional amendments                                                               
to HB  297 moved  before the  committee and  tabled, in  order to                                                               
facilitate  having  them  posted  on the  committee  website  for                                                               
public access.  They will be  handled in the same manner in which                                                               
amendments  were  brought  to the  February  17,  2010,  meeting;                                                               
continuing in consecutive order.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
10:00:53 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON moved Amendment  8, labeled 26-GH2771\A.16, Mischel,                                                               
2/18/10, which read [original punctuation provided]:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Page 3, line 14, following "established":                                                                                  
          Insert "for the purpose of ensuring that a                                                                            
      rigorous curriculum is available in all high schools                                                                      
     in the state and"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Page 4, line 16, following "opportunities":                                                                                
          Insert ";                                                                                                             
               (9)  providing a rigorous curriculum in all                                                                      
     high schools in the state"                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE P. WILSON objected for discussion.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON,  without further  objection, announced  Amendment 8                                                               
was tabled.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
10:01:24 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE   GARDNER   moved   Amendment   9,   labeled   26-                                                               
GH2771\A.10,   Chenoweth,    2/17/10,   which    read   [original                                                               
punctuation provided]:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Page 10, line 1, following "error":                                                                                        
          Insert "less any scholarship award payments                                                                           
     previously expended  if the error  in the award  of the                                                                    
     scholarship was not due to any fault of the student"                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON objected for discussion.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON, without further objection, announced Amendment 9                                                                  
was tabled.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
10:02:02 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE GARDNER moved Amendment 10, labeled 26-                                                                          
GH2771\A.17, Mischel, 2/18/10, which read [original punctuation                                                                 
provided]:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Page 3, lines 16 - 19:                                                                                                     
     Delete  "The program  includes  a merit-based  academic                                                                    
     scholarship  and  a  merit-based career  and  technical                                                                    
     school   scholarship.      The   merit-based   academic                                                                    
     scholarship consists  of three  levels of awards.   The                                                                    
     merit-based  career  and technical  school  scholarship                                                                    
     consists of one level of award."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, line 17:h                                                                                                          
     Delete "an academic"                                                                                                     
     Insert "a performance"                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "academic"                                                                                                          
     Insert "performance"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, line 21:                                                                                                           
     Delete "academic"                                                                                                          
     Insert "performance"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, lines 29 - 30:                                                                                                     
     Delete "academic scholarship"                                                                                              
     Insert "scholarship award"                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Page 6, lines 2 - 3:                                                                                                       
     Delete "academic scholarship"                                                                                              
     Insert "scholarship award"                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Page 6, lines 3 - 4:                                                                                                       
     Delete "university or college in this state"                                                                               
     Insert  "postsecondary  institution   as  described  in                                                                    
     AS 14.43.835"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Page 6, line 8:                                                                                                            
     Delete "university or college"                                                                                             
     Insert "postsecondary institution"                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Page 6, line 11, through page 7, line 15:                                                                                  
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
     "Sec. 14.43.825.  Maximum awards. (a) Subject  to (b) -                                                                  
     (f)  of  this section,  the  maximum  awards under  the                                                                    
     program are                                                                                                                
     (1)  for a student  who demonstrates very high academic                                                                    
     achievement, the  cost of approved tuition  for a full-                                                                    
     time student  in school year  2009 through 2010  at the                                                                    
     qualified  postsecondary   institution  at   which  the                                                                    
     student intends to enroll;                                                                                                 
     (2)    for a  student  who  demonstrates high  academic                                                                    
     achievement,  75  percent  of approved  tuition  for  a                                                                    
     full-time student  in school year 2009  through 2010 at                                                                    
     the  qualified postsecondary  institution at  which the                                                                    
     student intends to enroll;                                                                                                 
     (3)   for a student who  demonstrates moderate academic                                                                    
     achievement,  50  percent  of approved  tuition  for  a                                                                    
     full-time student  in school year 2009  through 2010 at                                                                    
     the  qualified postsecondary  institution at  which the                                                                    
     student intends to enroll."                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Page 7, line 16:                                                                                                           
     Delete "(3) a"                                                                                                             
     Insert "(b) A"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Reletter the following subsections accordingly.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE P. WILSON objected for discussion.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON, without further objection, announced Amendment 10                                                                 
was tabled.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
10:02:28 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE BUCH moved Amendment 11, labeled 26-GH2771\A.18,                                                                 
Mischel, 2/18/10, which read [original punctuation provided]:                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Page 5, lines 22 - 27:                                                                                                     
          Delete all material and insert:                                                                                       
               "(1)  the four-year core academic curriculum that                                                                
     the student must have completed in high school; the core                                                                   
     academic curriculum must include one of the following:                                                                     
               (A)  a combination of                                                                                            
               (i)  four years of mathematics;                                                                                  
               (ii)  four years of language arts;                                                                               
               (iii)  four years of science; and                                                                                
               (iv)  four years of social studies, one year of                                                                  
     which may include a foreign language, Alaska Native                                                                        
     language, fine arts, or cultural heritage; or                                                                              
               (B)  a combination of                                                                                            
               (i)  three years of mathematics;                                                                                 
               (ii)  four years of language arts;                                                                               
               (iii)  three years of science;                                                                                   
               (iv)  four years of social studies; and                                                                          
               (v)  two years of a foreign language, Alaska                                                                     
     Native language, fine arts, or cultural heritage;"                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Page 6, lines 17 - 22:                                                                                                     
          Delete all material and insert:                                                                                       
               "(1)  the four-year core academic curriculum that                                                                
     the student must have completed in high school; the core                                                                   
     academic curriculum must include one of the following:                                                                     
               (A)  a combination of                                                                                            
               (i)  four years of mathematics;                                                                                  
               (ii)  four years of language arts;                                                                               
               (iii)  four years of science; and                                                                                
               (iv)  four years of social studies, one year of                                                                  
     which may include a foreign language, Alaska Native                                                                        
     language, fine arts, or cultural heritage; or                                                                              
               (B)  a combination of                                                                                            
               (i)  three years of mathematics;                                                                                 
               (ii)  four years of language arts;                                                                               
               (iii)  three years of science;                                                                                   
               (iv)  four years of social studies; and                                                                          
               (v)  two years of a foreign language, Alaska                                                                     
     Native language, fine arts, or cultural heritage;"                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE P. WILSON objected for discussion.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON, without further objection, announced Amendment 11                                                                 
was tabled.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
10:03:47 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEATON stated that HB 297 would be held for further                                                                       
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB 206 Version P Amendment.pdf HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/1/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/8/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/17/2010 8:00:00 AM
HB 206
K12 Website.mht HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
FY02-11LocalEffortAssessed&educationWithMills-2Pager_10-22-09.xlsx HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/3/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/10/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/12/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/15/2010 8:00:00 AM
HB 350
HB 206 version P Sponsor Statement February 4, 2010.docx HEDC 2/5/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 2/10/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 2/12/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/1/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/8/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/17/2010 8:00:00 AM
HB 206
HB 206 Version P February 4, 2010.pdf HEDC 2/5/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 2/10/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 2/12/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/1/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/8/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/17/2010 8:00:00 AM
HB 206
Alaska Virtual Academy at Wrangell.ppt HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
Anchorage Enrollment Graphs1 (2).pdf HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
Kenai_LKSD_KTN_Sitka Enrollment Graph (2).pdf HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
HS Catalog_09-10.pdf HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
KPBSD Student Count Numbers.xlsx HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
Sponsor Statement HB 350.doc HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
HB350-EED-ESS-2-18-10.pdf HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/3/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/10/2010 8:00:00 AM
HEDC 3/15/2010 8:00:00 AM
HB 350
Enrollment Numbers_Single Page1 (2).pdf HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
School District student count analysis.pdf HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM
DG_Nen_Wra_Cord_Skag Enrollment Graph1.pdf HEDC 2/19/2010 8:00:00 AM