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STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING


MEMBERS


 Warren Haruki, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson


Shanty Asher      Bill Arakaki     Kahele Dukelow     Ken Kuraya


 Lauren Moriarty     Makana McClellan


 

NOTICE OF MEETING

Thursday, April 25, 2024

1:30 p.m. 


Public Meeting Location

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813


Courtesy Virtual Meeting Information

Register to join the WebEx Meeting Online: https://hidoe-events.webex.com/weblink/register/r8bf9892480060539c63d68f8f9d29ad6

Webinar number: 2555 208 7846

Webinar password: joinmeeting


Join by phone:

+1-408-418-9388 Call-in toll number (US)

Webinar Access Code: 2555 208 7846

Attendee ID Number: #


AGENDA 

The Board will accept public testimony with each agenda item.


Written testimony on Board agenda items (received within 49-Hours)

*Materials added 4/23/2024 at 12:30 p.m.


Written testimony on Board agenda items (within 49-Hours)

*Materials added 4/25/2024 at 1:30 p.m.


  1. Call to order


  1. Approval of minutes of March 7, 2024, special meeting, and March 28, 2024, general business meeting


  1. Report of the Superintendent *Materials updated 4/25/2024 at 1:30 p.m. Report of the Superintendent


  1. Update on the supplemental operating and capital improvement project budget requests;


  1. Update on 2024 legislative proposals and priorities; and 


  1. Awards and recognitions for students, employees, and/or schools

 

  1. Discussion items


  1. Review and discussion concerning State Librarian’s self-assessment on performance based on professional standards and State Librarian priorities for the 2023-2024 fiscal year


  1. Committee Reports


  1. Board Member report on events attended: (1) school visit on April 5, 2024, Ala Wai Elementary School; (2) school visit on April 12, 2024, Kaimuki High School; (3) school visits on April 16, 2024, Campbell High School, Ewa Makai Middle School, and Kapolei High School


  1. Student Achievement Committee oral report on April 11, 2024, meeting


  1. Finance and Infrastructure Committee oral report on April 11, 2024, meeting


  1. Action items


  1. Board Action on Updated English language arts content performance standards in compliance with Chapter 302A-201, Hawaii Revised Statutes


  1. Board Action to approve submission of amendment to the Hawaii Consolidated State Plan for the Elementary and Secondary Act of 1965, amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act, to the United States Department of Education *Materials updated 4/25/2024 at 1:30 p.m. Board Action to approve submission of amendment to the Hawaii Consolidated State Plan for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act, to the United States Department of Education


  1. Board action on School Community Council request for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy 


  1. Board action on designation of board members to an investigative committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to paragraph 92-2.5(b)(1), Hawaii Revised Statutes), concerning nomination of individuals to serve as members of the State Public Charter School Commission *Materials added 4/22/2024 at 10:00 a.m.


  1. Adjournment

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Meeting material is available online at boe.hawaii.gov.

The Board accepts written testimony on any agenda item and strongly encourages it as the primary means of submitting testimony. Written testimony received 49 hours before the meeting will be posted publicly and distributed to Board members before the meeting. Further instructions on submitting written testimony are available here: https://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx

The Board accepts oral testimony in person and virtually. To sign up to testify either in person or virtually, use the form posted here: http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx. If you are testifying virtually, you must register and log in to WebEx using the same name you used to sign up to testify. Each individual is allotted three (3) minutes, but the Chairperson can reduce the amount of time allowed. 

In accordance with Hawaii’s Sunshine Law (chapter 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes), all testimony, whether written or oral, should be related to an item that is on the agenda.


The Board provides a live broadcast of its meetings. Information on accessing this live broadcast is available here: https://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/ListenLivetoBoardMeetings.aspx.

 

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Board office staff at (808) 586-3334 and BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov as soon as possible, preferably by three days prior to the meeting. Requests made as early as possible have a greater likelihood of being fulfilled. 


Upon request, this notice is available in alternate/accessible formats.


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Warren Haruki, Board Chairperson