Committee Agenda

Committee:    House Education
Room:     412
Date:    Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Time:    10:00 AM

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         HB 1236     allow the Department of Education to enter into certain enrollment agreements with the State of Iowa.
             Representatives Dykstra, Gillespie, Krebs, and McLaughlin and Senators Albers, Abdallah, and Olson (Ed)

         HB 1205     provide funds to the state technical institutes.
             Representatives Peters, Dennert, Halverson, Haverly, Kirkeby, Rausch, Street, and Tidemann and Senators Gant, Napoli, and Smidt (Orville)

         HB 1279     create a task force to study permanent funding options for the state technical institutes, to provide for its composition, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
             Representatives Haverly, Burg, Rausch, and Tidemann and Senators Smidt (Orville), Apa, Greenfield, and Koetzle

         HB 1246     appropriate money to pay for the development of certain vocational education courses that can be taken by high school students via distance learning.
             Representatives Olson (Ryan), Novstrup (Al), and Weems and Senators Olson (Ed) and Smidt (Orville)

         HB 1276     appropriate money to the Department of Education to fund a new cyber high school.
             Representatives Rave, Deadrick, Jerke, Juhnke, Putnam, and Rounds and Senators Hunhoff, Bartling, and Olson (Ed)

         HB 1266     allow a home school student to partially enroll in the student's resident school district or in another school district under certain circumstances.
             Representatives Brunner, Buckingham, DeVries, Hackl, Heineman, Howie, Hunt, Novstrup (Al), and Novstrup (David) and Senators Napoli and Lintz

NOTE: The above bills will be taken up in this order for a hearing on the date noted. If circumstances do not permit a hearing on this date then a hearing will be held at a future meeting of the committee to be determined by the chair. Action on a bill may come at any time after it has had a hearing.