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                         State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education


                                                                    1390 Miller Street

                                                              Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



                                                                Meeting Agenda


                                 Tuesday, December 4, 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(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.        Human Resource Committee Report on the following: (1) Goal 2 targets and related metrics from the Board and Department of Education (Department) strategic plan; (2) union collective bargaining provisions related to employee hours and working conditions; and, (3) Department’s follow up on the recommendations contained in the Internal Auditor’s review of the casual hire personnel recruitment, hiring and payroll processes report.

B.        Student Achievement Committee Report on the following: (1) Goal 1 targets and related metrics from the Board and Department’s strategic plan; and, (2) School Year 2013-14 school calendar

C.        Superintendent’s Report   

D.        State Librarian’s Report

E.        Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report

VI.       Discussion Items

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


VII.      Board Action Items

A.        Discussion/Board action on the Goal 2 targets and related metrics from the Board and Department strategic plan

B.        Discussion/Board action on the proposed amendments to Board Policy 8100 related to Charter School appeals

              Proposed amendments to BP 8100 related to Charter School appeals 

C.        Discussion/Board action on the Board’s annual report pursuant to Act 130 (2012), Charter School Governance and Accountability Law, Section -21 related to the performance of the charter schools

VIII.     Adjournment


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