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Senate: Education and Workforce Development

February 8 @ 10:00 am

Agenda:

The committee has scheduled hearings on the following bills:

10-10:15 a.m.

Opening remarks and statements

BLOCK I:

10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The committee will receive testimony on the following bills:

 

Bill No. 34-0154 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 5, section 41(a) relating to bilingual education to direct the Department of Education to establish and maintain the Bilingual and English Language Development Program in the public schools.

Bill No. 34-0189 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3, section 24, relating to school management accountability.

BREAK

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

BLOCK II:

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.

The committee will receive testimony on the following bills:

Bill No. 34-0086 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 10, section 111(a), relating to school health programs to provide for mental health education and instruction.

Bill No. 34-0079 — An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code, Title 3, chapter 7, by designating the existing provisions as subchapter I and adding a subchapter II establishing the Bureau of School Construction and Maintenance within the Virgin Islands Department of Education; amending Title 33, chapter 111, section 3092a, changing the Education Maintenance Fund to the School Construction and Maintenance Fund; making an appropriation of $2,500,000 from the Virgin Islands Education Initiative Fund to the School Construction and Maintenance Fund; and for other related purposes.

BLOCK III:

1:15 – 4:15 p.m.

The committee will receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Department of Education and the Virgin Islands Board of Education regarding the status of the State Educational Agency Plan for the American Rescue Plan Outlying Areas State Educational Agencies Fund, as it relates to 2022 in-person school reopening and the overall status of the 2022 in-school reopening

Details

Date:
February 8
Time:
10:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room