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                         State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education


                                                                      1390 Miller Street

                                                                 Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




                                                             Meeting Agenda


                                                        Tuesday, August 7, 2012


                                                                           1:30 PM


                                       Queen Liliuokalani Building, Room 404



                                                           General Business




Keith Amemiya

Nancy Budd

Charlene Cuaresma

Kim Gennaula

Danicia Honda

Cheryl Ka'uhane Lupenui

Jim Williams

Wesley Lo


                                                                        Donald Horner



                                                                        Brian De Lima

                                                                      Vice Chairperson




I.         Call to Order



II.        Executive Session


This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5(2), (3), (4), and [(7)] Hawaii Revised Statutes.


A.                 Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract and

                      related Hawaii State Labor Board matters


B.                 Discussion/Board action on the personnel appointment of the complex area superintendent for the Nanakuli/Waianae complex area  


C.                 Discussion/Board action on a memorandum of understanding relating to a private donation


 D.                  Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties,

                      privileges, immunities and liabilities


III.       Approval of Minutes



IV.       Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items


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 two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.


V.      Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members



A.        Report of the Human Resource Committee on the following: (1) collection of data regarding utilization of Bargaining Unit 5 positions; and, (2) Discussion on future Committee agenda in relation to Board/Department of Education (Department) strategic plan


B.        Report of Audit Committee on the following: (1) Department’s Internal Audit plan update through July 31, 2012; and (2) update on public charter schools and public libraries financial audits


C.        Superintendent's Report 


D.        Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report 


VI.     Discussion Items

A.        Update from the charter school implementation and transition permitted [interaction group (Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)]


B.        Update/Presentation/Discussion on the Department’s application related to the United States Department of Education Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility initiative for waivers of specific No Child Left Behind Act requirements  


VII.    Adjournment



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