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Patricia Bergin       Grant Chun       Margaret Cox     Darrel Galera

Hubert Minn     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss    

Andrea Lyn Mateo (student representative)   Colonel Peter Santa Ana (military representative)

Lance Mizumoto, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, February 21, 2017

1:30 p.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



I.            Call to Order

II.           *Public Testimony on Board of Education ("Board") Agenda Items **new material 02/21/2017**

III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of February 7, 2017

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

A.  Human Resources Committee Report on:  (1) Presentation on Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA") impacts on teacher content qualifications;  (2) Committee Action on declaration of annual reduction in force ("RIF") for classified employees to initiate collectively bargained placement rights for employees displaced due to changes in staffing needs

B.  Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on:  (1) Update on Department of Education fiscal reports as of December 31, 2016 (comparison to budget, school food service, student transportation, utilities, impact aid receipts, Capital Improvement Program, and air conditioning fiscal update); (2) Update on the Department of Education's budget background, process, and status for the 2017-2019 Fiscal Biennium; (3) Presentation on Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA") Impacts on fiscal reporting requirements; (4) Committee Action to designate the Kalihi to Ala Moana School Impact Fee District

 C.  Superintendent's Report:  Update on 2017 Legislative Session

V.           Discussion Items

  A.  Community Stakeholder Presentation:  Project Vision Hawaii **new material 02/17/2017**

  B.  Update on the Governor's Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA") Team: insights on public education reform and relationship with Hawaii's Blueprint for Public Education

VI.          *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items   

VII.        Action Items

   A.  Board Action on resolution recognizing Deputy Superintendent Stephen Schatz for his service

   B.  Board Action on resolution recognizing Governor's ESSA Team and Hawaii's Blueprint for Public Education

   C.  Board Action on findings and recommendations of Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) conducting special review of State Public Charter School Commission

    D.  Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendations concerning Kalihi to Ala Moana school impact fee district **new material 02/16/2017**

    E.  Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning reduction in force ("RIF") **new material 02/16/2017**

VIII.       Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(2) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

    A.  Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendations concerning reduction in force ("RIF")

    B.  Briefing on proposed legislation with possible legal implications

    C.  Update on pending Department of Education litigation

    D.  Update on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employee Association contracts, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters

IX.          Adjournment


* 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 four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.

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Chairperson Office Hour:  The Board Chairperson is available to meet with interested members of the public on matters related to the BOE and public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the BOE Office (1390 Miller Street, Room 404, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813), by appointment only.  If you would like to meet with the Board Chairperson, please call the BOE office at (808) 586-3334, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment.  If this is not possible, please feel free to email your questions and comments directly to the Board Chairperson at BOE_Hawaii@notes.k12.hi.us.  Thank you.

                                                                                                                                                                               Lance Mizumoto, Board Chairperson