Keith Amemiya                             Nancy Budd                              Charlene Cuaresma            

                                                                                              Danicia Honda                               Kim Gennaula                   Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui

                                                                                              Wesley Lo                                                                                                      Jim Williams


Donald Horner, Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson




Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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


III.                Executive Session


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


a.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employees Association contract, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters


b.      Discussion/Board action on personnel salary matters


c.      Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities related to the Department of Education’s Biennium Operating Budget


IV.               Approval of Minutes


V.                 *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items


VI.               Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members

a.      Student Achievement Committee Report on the following:  (1) leadership change in the Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support/Office of College and Career Readiness, (2) Common Core State Standards digital materials, (3) Next Generation Science Standards, and (4) Safe Communities, Safe Schools Initiative


b.      Finance and Infrastructure Report on the following:  (1) American Institutes for Research report on Hawaii’s weighted student formula, (2) evaluation of the Finance and Infrastructure Committee’s performance pursuant to its charter, (3) preliminary review/discussion on adequacy of Finance and Infrastructure Committee’s charter, (4) update on Department of Education’s Biennium Operating Budget with focus on fiscal year 2014, and (5) minimum educational data reporting standards for charter schools


c.      Superintendent’s Report


d.      Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report


VII.                 Discussion Items


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


b.  Presentation on Hawaii Early Learning and Development Standards

                       06182013_GBM_ HELDS Continuum                         06182013_GBM_HELDS Handout                     

                       06182013_GBM_HELDS Governor's Press Release                        06182013_GBM_HELDS Power Point

VIII.               Recommendations for Action:


a.      Discussion/Board action to approve Hawaii State Alternate Assessment cut scores and proficiency levels

                          06182013_GBM_HSA Alternate Assessment

                  b.      Discussion/Board action on the minimum educational data reporting standards for charter schools


c.      Discussion/Board action to approve Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission members


d.      Discussion/Board action to establish a working group of committee chairpersons to review the Department of Education's revised budget and related priorities based on the Strategic Plan


e.      Discussion/Board action on the Department of Education’s Biennium Operating Budget with focus on fiscal year 2014


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

In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board of Education (BOE) 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 BOE 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 586-3334 at least three business days before the meeting.

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  Thank you.




                                                                                                                                      Donald Horner, Board Chairperson