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            Nancy Budd               Charlene Cuaresma             Angelica Wai Sam Lao

Jim Williams


Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson

Keith Amemiya, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, May 15, 2012

9:30 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.      Discussion/Update 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) resolution No. 23 recommending that high schools utilize the Hawaii Department of Education’s E-Portfolio System to assist with standardization of Personal Transition Plan guidelines for students

V.      Discussion on implementation of the Department of Education Strategic Plan Goal 1 Objectives, Strategies and Measures

          Strategic Framing

VI.     Discussion/Committee action on the Department’s recommendation on amendments to Title 8 Subtitle 2 Chapter 60, Hawaii Administrative Rules, establishing the process for the Department of Education’s monitoring of the private placement of special education students

             Recommendation Memo - Title 8 Subtitle 2 Chapter 60, HAR

            Presentation - Chapter 60

VII.     Member Update and Discussion on Student Achievement Committee agenda items

VIII.    Adjournment

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                                                                                    Cheryl Ka`uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson