LISTEN LIVE TO BOARD MEETINGS                                                        CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION 





                                                                                  Amy Asselbaye     Margaret Cox      Grant Chun

                                                                         Don Horner         Hubert Minn      Brennan Lee 

Patricia Halagao, Committee Chairperson

Jim Williams, Committee Vice Chairperson


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

10:30 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”) agenda items **updated**

III.            Approval of Meeting Minutes of December 1, 2015 

         IV.            Discussion Items

     A.         Presentation on evaluations, reports, and audits of the Race to the Top grant in Hawaii **revised**

          V.            Recommendation for Action

     A.         Committee Action on the adoption of Next Generation Science Standards (“NGSS”) **new**

     B.         Committee Action on new Board Policy 105.14, Language in Education (ELL/Bilingual) 

                 PowerPoint presentation **new**

     C.         Committee Action on draft of administrative rules for multiple charter school authorizers **new**

VI.            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.

Audio of this Board meeting will be broadcast live.  For information on how to access this audio broadcast, please contact the Board Office at or (808) 586-3334.

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution.  Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at  For those unable to print, the Board Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.

Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call (808) 586-3334 at least three (3) business days before the meeting.


                                                                                               Patricia Halagao, Committee Chairperson