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Due to the threat of COVID-19, Governor David Ige issued a Supplementary Proclamation dated March 16, 2020, suspending Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records, to enable public boards to conduct business without holding meetings open to the public while considering reasonable measures to allow public participation consistent with social distancing practices

 

The Board of Education will be holding virtual meetings until further notice. Go to http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/ListenLivetoBoardMeetings.aspx for information on how to listen to these virtual meetings.

 

STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING

 

MEMBERS

Kaimana Barcarse      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Daniella White (student representative)   Captain Lyn Yatko (military representative)

Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

NOTICE OF MEETING

Thursday, May 7, 2020

1:30 p.m.

Virtual Meeting

 

Register to join the WebEx Meeting Online: https://hidoe.webex.com/hidoe/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee4adae3e83cb2094b152310e695c7c85

Meeting number: 808 286 774

Meeting password: joinmeeting

 

Join by phone:

1-844-621-3956 Call-in toll-free number (US)

Meeting Access Code: 808 286 774

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AGENDA

I.          Call to Order

II.         Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items *New material added 05/07/2020 at 12:15 p.m.*

NOTE: Written testimony is strongly encouraged. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance and log in to WebEx. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time. See below for more information.

III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of April 2, 2020

IV.         Reports of Board Committees 

A. 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 potential impact of COVID-19 on state funds for education; potential priorities for federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act") K-12 funding for summer months and 2020-2021 school year; and initial planning process

VI.         Community Open Forum

NOTE: Written comments are strongly encouraged. Anyone wishing to comment orally must sign up in advance and log in to WebEx. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time. See below for more information.

The Board will be accepting public comments on issues that are not on the agenda. Note that Board members will not respond to comments about issues that do not appear on the agenda, but will consider addressing issues in a community meeting or other forum. Members of the public are also welcome to email the Board with comments at any time at boe.hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov

VII.        Adjournment

 

Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item and is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance using the form posted here: http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx. Please note that you will need to register and log in to Webex to testify orally. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time.

Meeting material is available online at boe.hawaii.gov.

Audio of this meeting will be broadcast live. Nothing will be shown on the presentation screen. 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 BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov or at (808) 586-3334 as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow additional time to fulfill your request. We will try to obtain the accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.

 

 

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