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STATE OF HAWAII
BOARD OF EDUCATION
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
Kaimana Barcarse Margaret Cox Nolan Kawano
Kili Namauʻu Dwight Takeno Kenneth Uemura Bruce Voss
Daniella White (student representative) Captain Lyn Hammer (military representative)
Catherine Payne, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson
NOTICE OF MEETING
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Queen Liliuokalani Building
1390 Miller Street, Room 404
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
I. Call to Order
II. *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items
III. Approval of Meeting Minutes of November 21, 2019
IV. Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent
A. Student Achievement Committee Report on: (1) Committee Action on Department recommendations regarding policy changes to ensure Board policies support the recommendations of the Special Education Task Force's 2018 summative report and the English Learners Task Force's 2018 summative report: Revisions to Board Policy 105-13, Inclusion and new Board policy on English learners; (2) Committee Action on health standards for elementary and secondary
B. Board Member Report on events attended: (1) Ke Kula ʻo ʻEhunuikaimalino School Visit (2) Board Community Meeting on sharing Hawaiian immersion concerns and solutions
C. Investigative committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-2.5(b)(1)), concerning nomination of individuals to serve as members of the State Public Charter School Commission: findings and recommendations
V. Discussion Items
A. Presentation on the State Public Charter School Commission's annual report
VI. *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items
VII. Action Items
A. Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning health standards for elementary and secondary
B. Board Action on Student Achievement Committee recommendations concerning policy changes to ensure Board policies support the recommendations of the Special Education Task Force's 2018 summative report and the English Learners Task Force's 2018 summative report: Revisions to Board Policy 105-13, Inclusion and new Board policy on English learners
C. Board Action on findings and recommendations of investigative committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) concerning Board policy positions, Board legislative proposals, and legislative reports for 2020 Legislative Session: legislative Board report for the 2020 Legislative Session (annual charter school report)
Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item. Oral testimony will be accepted at the meeting. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide oral testimony to the Board. In accordance with Hawaii's Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), testimony should be related to an item that is on the agenda.
Meeting material is available online at boe.hawaii.gov and can also be viewed in the Board Office.
Audio of this meeting and the presentation screen used in the meeting will be broadcast live. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.
Persons requiring an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the Board Office at least three (3) business days before the meeting. If a response is received less than three (3) business days before the meeting, we will try to obtain the auxiliary aid/service or accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill your request.
Chairperson Office Hour: The Board Chairperson is available to meet with members of the public on matters related to public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Board Office, by appointment. Contact the Board Office, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.
Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson