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            Nancy Budd               Charlene Cuaresma             Danicia Honda

Jim Williams


Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson

Keith Amemiya, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, September 18, 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.               Update/Discussion on 2012 Senate Concurrent Resolution 79 requesting the Board and the Department of Education collaborate with parent organizations to establish, implement, and monitor statewide policies for family engagement in Hawaii's public schools 


V.                 Presentation/Discussion on the Hawaii Department of Education Castle Complex Area Redesign initiative as it relates to the Board of Education/Department of Education strategic plan


VI.               Discussion/Committee action on the Department of Education’s recommendation to hold a Public Hearing on the amendments to Title 8,  Subtitle 2 Chapter 60, Hawaii Administrative Rules, (Provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education for a Student with a Disability)

                   Ch. 60 Memo                   Standard Version                    Ramseyer Version                    Act 129                   Reference

VII.              Discussion/Committee action on Goal 1 Targets and related metrics contained in the Board of Education/Department of Education strategic plan


VIII.            Adjournment


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                                                                                    Cheryl Ka`uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson