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            Keith Amemiya            Brian De Lima         Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui    

   Jim Williams



Don Horner, Committee Chairperson

                                           Wesley Lo, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, May 15, 2012

11:30 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.          Call to Order

II.         Approval of Minutes

III.        *Public Testimony on Committee Agenda Items

IV.      **Executive Session

A.      Update on Department of Education (Department) internal investigations

B.      Consultation with Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges and liabilities related to internal investigations

V.        Presentation/Discussion/Update on the Department’s Audit plan

VI.       Discussion on oversight duties of the Board of Education under new Legislature-approved charter school governance law, Senate Bill 2115, Relating to Charter Schools

VII.       Adjournment

* 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.

**This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting pursuant to Section 92-4 and all applicable section 92-5(2) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

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                                                                                                Donald Horner, Committee Chairperson