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                         State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education


                                                                      1390 Miller Street

                                                                 Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




                                                             Meeting Agenda


                                                      Tuesday, August 21, 2012


                                                                           1:30 PM


                                       Queen Liliuokalani Building, Room 404



                                                           General Business



                                                           Keith Amemiya

                                                            Nancy Budd

                                                        Charlene Cuaresma

                                                           Kim Gennaula

                                                           Danicia Honda

                                                     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(2), (3), and (4),Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract and

            related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

B.      Discussion/Board action on the Superintendent’s Evaluation – Goals and Objectives

C.      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 by Board members on the informational discussion regarding the paradigm for building school community from within held on August 9, 2012


B.        Superintendent's Report 


C.        Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report


VI.     Discussion Items


A.                 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 reconsolidation of the Department of Education’s Annual Financial Audit to include Hawaii State Public Library System and Public Charter Schools 

B.       Discussion/Board action on the creation of a permitted interaction group on the Board’s policy audit                


VIII.    Adjournment



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