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STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 

MEMBERS:

 

            Keith Amemiya                                  Nancy Budd                           Charlene Cuaresma            

Angelica Wai Sam Lao                        Kim Gennaula              Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui  

Wesley Lo                                          Jim Williams

 

Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

 

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

8:30 a.m.

 

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

 

AGENDA

 

            8:30 a.m.                                Call to Order

            8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.           * Executive Session on Personnel, Collective

                                                            Bargaining and Legal Matters

a.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association Contract and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

b.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities

            9:15 a.m.                                Reconvene General Business

 

I.                     Approval of Minutes  

II.                   ** Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items 

III.                  Reports/Announcements of Board Committees, Members, Superintendent, and Hawaii State Student Council

a.      Report of the Human Resource Committee

                        i.      Department of Education (Department) recommendation on Proposed Amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 41, entitled “Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedure” 

b.      Report of the Student Achievement Committee

                        i.      Status report and discussion on implementation of the Department’s Strategic Plan

                        ii.      Setting first draft of the Student Achievement Committee agenda for 2012 to include:

1.       Implementation of Common Core State Standards (expectations for student knowledge and skills) pursuant to Board Policy 4540, entitled "High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement Policy”  

2.       Discussion on core Race to the Top grant for education reforms to State of Hawaii from U.S. Department of Education (RTTT) strategic initiative to support teacher training entitled "Great Teachers, Great Leaders"

3.       Discussion on core RTTT strategic initiative to improve low performing schools entitled “Zones of School Innovation” and community engagement

c.      Report of the Finance and Infrastructure Committee

                           i.      Department’s Budget Briefing report to the 2012 Hawaii State Legislature

                          ii.      Department’s recommendation to designate Leeward Oahu (Aiea, Pearl City, Waipahu, Campbell, and Kapolei complexes) as a school impact district, pursuant to Chapter 302A-1604, Hawaii Revised Statutes

                          iii.      Department’s recommendation to revise the priority of capital improvement projects for which funds were appropriated by the 2011 Hawaii State Legislature

                           iv.      Department’s recommended advertising amendments to Board Policy 6340, “Commercialism Policy”  

d.      Superintendent’s Report

e.      Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report

                             i.      District Student Council Goals           

                            ii.      District Input on Senior Project (discontinuation as requirement for Recognition Diploma)

                           iii.      District Input on School Closure/Consolidation Criteria

                           iv.      District Input on Standards-Based Secondary School Report Card

                            v.      Composition of the HSSC

                            vi.      Approval of 2011-2012 HSSC Education Platform

f.        Update/Discussion on the Board Community Meetings

IV.        Presentation/Discussion by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, a non-profit organization that supports and promotes Hawaii’s public libraries

              Presentation - Friends of the Library Hawaii

V.        Presentation/Update/Discussion on the Race to the Top grant for education reforms to State of Hawaii from U.S. Department of Education   

VI.       Discussion on the Board’s review process of the Department’s update of the 2011-2018 Strategic Plan

VII.       Recommendations for Action:

a.   Presentation/Discussion/Board action on the proposed 2011-12 Secondary Student Conference (conference for Hawaii’s secondary school students to identify, discuss and arrive at recommended solutions to major youth problems, with emphasis on school problems that require the attention and joint action by the students, the Department of Education and the Hawaii State Legislature) resolutions to be presented to the 2012 Hawaii State Legislature and the Board 

              Proposed 2011-12 SSC Resolutions

b.   Discussion/Board action on the Department’s recommendation to designate Leeward Oahu (Aiea, Pearl City, Waipahu, Campbell and Kapolei complexes) as a school impact district, pursuant to Chapter 302A-1604, Hawaii Revised Statutes

      Leeward School Impact District           Exhibit A                        Exhibit B

c.   Discussion/Board action on the Department’s recommendation to revise the priority of capital improvement projects for which funds were appropriated by the 2011 Hawaii State Legislature

      Revise CIP appropriated by 2011 Hawaii State Legislature

VIII.       Adjournment

* This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92-4 and sections 92-5(2), (3), and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

** Any interested person may submit data, views, or arguments in writing to the Board on any agenda item.  An individual or representative wishing to testify should register prior to the meeting.  Testimony must be related to an item that is on the agenda and such person shall be required to identify the agenda item to be addressed by the testimony.  Each individual or representative of an organization is allotted two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board. 

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board of Education (BOE) will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution.  Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at www.hawaiiboe.net.  For those unable to print, the BOE Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.

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                                                                                                Donald Horner, Board Chairperson