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Kaimana Barcarse     Brian De Lima     Catherine Payne    

Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Daniella White (student representative)

Margaret Cox, Committee Chairperson

Kili Namauʻu, Committee Vice Chairperson


Thursday, August 1, 2019

11:00 a.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813


 I.          Call to Order 

II.         *Public testimony on Student Achievement Committee ("Committee" or "SAC") agenda items *new material                                08/01/2019*

III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of June 6, 2019

IV.         Recommendation for Action

A. Committee Action on identification and selection of individuals for a working group tasked with work ensuring Board policies support student mental and emotional wellbeing, particularly to prevent youth suicide (SAC Strategic Priority 2)

B. Committee Action on a work plan and timeline to ensure Board policies support the recommendations of the Special Education Task Force's 2018 summative report and the English Learners Task Force's 2018 summative report (SAC Strategic Priority 1) 

V.          Adjournment


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                                                                                                                                   Margaret Cox, Committee Chairperson