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Patricia Bergin      Margaret Cox      Nolan Kawano

Hubert Minn     Kili Namauʻu     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Maya Gee (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
5:00 p.m.

Kaimuki Middle School Library
631 18th Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii  96816


I.            Call to Order

II.           *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items **new material (12/04/2017)**

III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of November 21, 2017

IV.          Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent

A.      Student Achievement Committee Report on:  (1) Complex Area Superintendent Report:  special education in the Farrington-Kaiser-Kalani Complex Area

B.       Superintendent's Report:  (1) December 2017 Education Update; (2) Update on school visits; (3) Update on 2017-2020 Department of Education and Board of Education Joint Strategic Plan implementation **new material (11/30/2017)**

V.           Discussion Items

A.      Community Stakeholder Presentation:  Hawaii Business Roundtable presentation on strategic priorities

B.      Presentation on the State Public Charter School Commission's annual report

VI.          *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.        Action Items

A.     Board Action on 2017 Legislative Report:  annual Board report on the State's public charter schools in accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302D-21 **new material (11/30/2017)**


Board Action on the School Community Council request for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy for School Year 2016-2017 for:

Henry Perrine Baldwin High School

Aiea High School

Maui High School (graduation requirements and modified assessment)

C.     Board Action on appointment of Board Designee to the School Community Council ("SCC") Exception Review Committee for purposes of reviewing SCC Requests for waivers from Board policies and exceptions to collective bargaining agreements **new material (11/30/2017)**

VIII.           Adjournment


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