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                         State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education




                                  General Business Meeting Agenda


                                                           Tuesday, July 3, 2012


                                                                           1:30 PM


                                       Queen Liliuokalani Building, Room 404

                                              1390 Miller Street

                                                  Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



                                                                         Keith Amemiya

                                                            Nancy Budd

                                                        Charlene Cuaresma

                                                             Kim Gennaula

                                                       Cheryl Ka'uhane Lupenui

                                                              Jim Williams

                                                               Wesley Lo


                                                                          Donald Horner



                                                                          Brian De Lima

                                                                        Vice Chairperson



I.         Call to Order


II.        Executive Session

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

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

III.       Approval of Minutes


IV.       Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items

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.

V.        Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members


A.             Report of the Human Resource Committee on the Department of Education’s (Department) Audit of Utilization of Bargaining Unit 5 members for non-classroom teaching functions by Complex and by School

B.             Report of Audit Committee on the following: (1) Update on the Department’s Audit plan; (2) Ethics Policies and Implementation; (3) Ethics and Fraud Reporting “Hotline”; (4) Board of Education and Department’s Complaint Reporting Process; and, (5) Department’s recommendation to exclude Public Charter Schools and Public Libraries from its annual financial audit

C.             Superintendent's Report

D.             Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report

VI.       Discussion Items

A.             Update on the Department of Education's student transportation services for Fiscal Year 2012-13

                Student Transportation Update

B.             Update from the charter school implementation and transition permitted interaction group (Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)

VII.               Board Action Items

A.     Discussion/Board action on the Department of Education's update of the 2011-18 Strategic Plan

      Department's Update of 2011-18 Strategic Plan

B.    Discussion/Board action on the election of the Board Vice Chairperson

C.    Discussion/Board action on the Department’s recommendation to exclude Public Charter Schools and Public Libraries from its annual financial audit


VIII.     Adjournment




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