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STATE OF HAWAII

BOARD OF EDUCATION

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING


MEMBERS


Shanty Asher      Kaimana Barcarse      Margaret Cox      Lynn Fallin


     Kili Namauʻu     Dwight Takeno     Bruce Voss     


Hunter Harris (student representative)   

Colonel Angenene Robertson (military representative)


Catherine Payne, Chairperson

Kenneth Uemura, Vice Chairperson


NOTICE OF MEETING

Thursday, June 17, 2021

1:30 p.m. 


Virtual Meeting


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AGENDA 


Written testimonies on Board agenda items ** Materials added 6/16/2021 at 3:44 p.m.

  1. Call to Order


  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of June 3, 2021 Special Meeting


  1. Reports of Board of Education (“Board”) Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent


  1. Human Resource Committee Report on:  (1) Committee Action on recommendation concerning State Librarian’s evaluation for 2020-2021 Fiscal Year:  end-of-year evaluation

  2. Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on: (1) Committee Action on recommendation concerning Department of Education’s plan for use of federal funds in third round of the Education Stabilization Fund’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (“ESSER”) Fund authorized under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021; (2) Presentation on Department of Education’s repair and maintenance (“R&M”) and capital improvement project (“CIP”) programs: how projects are funded, categorized, and prioritized; legislative appropriations for fiscal biennium 2021-2023; quarterly reporting timeline

  3. Investigative committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) concerning nomination of individuals to serve as members of the State Public Charter School Commission: findings and recommendations

  1. Discussion Items 

NOTE:  Testimony relevant to each agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.


  1. Presentation on Board resolution on opening of schools for the 2021-2022 School Year

  2. Presentation on proposed amendment of the Bylaws of the Hawai‘i State Board of Education


  1. Action Items

NOTE:  Testimony relevant to each agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.



  1. Board Action on findings and recommendations of Investigative Committee (a permitted interaction group pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 92-2.5(b)(1)) investigating issues relating to the search for a superintendent, including transition timeline and process, recommendation for an interim superintendent, search timeline and process, and composition of group conducting search:  interim superintendent

  2. Board Action on Human Resources Committee recommendation concerning State Librarian’s evaluation for 2020-2021 Fiscal Year:  end-of-year evaluation

  3. Board Action on Finance and Infrastructure Committee recommendation concerning Department of Education’s plan for use of federal funds in third round of the Education Stabilization Fund’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (“ESSER”) Fund authorized under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

  4. Board Action on amendment of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (“ESEA”) consolidated state plan to account for:  shifting forward timelines by one year for identifying schools and shifting forward timelines by one year for meeting measurements of interim progress and long-term goals due to COVID-19 

  5. Board Action on general waiver to allow reduction of the 180 day school year and 1,080 student instructional hours pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302A-251, consistent with revisions to the Department of Education’s 2020-2021 school calendar

  6. Board Action on the School Community Council (“SCC”) request for exceptions to collective bargaining agreements, statutory waivers, and waivers of Board policy for School Year 2021-2022 for:

School

Waiver From

Purpose

Ahuimanu Elementary

Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”) 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Baldwin High

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Barbers Point Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Blanche Pope Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Ewa Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Haiku Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Heeia Elementary

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Highlands Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

Hilo Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Holualoa Elementary

HRS 302A-251

Staggered start for  grades K-1

Honokaa High and Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Iao Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Kaelepulu Elementary

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

Kaelepulu Elementary

Hawaii State Teachers Association Collective Bargaining Agreement (“HSTA CBA”), Article VI: Section CC

To implement a schedule of more than 310 minutes of “Other Time”

Kahuku High and Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

5 waiver days for professional development

Kailua Elementary

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for non-instructional days

Kailua High

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Kaimiloa Elementary

HRS 302A-251

3 waiver days for professional development

Kalama Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Kaleiopuu Elementary

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

Kamalii Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Kaneohe Elementary

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Kapolei High

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Kapolei High

HSTA CBA, Article VI: Teacher Work Hours

Allow 35-hour work week for teachers

Kaunakakai Elementary

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Keaau Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Keaau High

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

King Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

King Kamehameha III

Elementary

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for staff collaboration

King Kekaulike High

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

King Kekaulike High

HRS 302A-251

Modified assessment schedule for seniors

Kula Elementary

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

Lahaina Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Lahainaluna High

HRS 302A-251, Board Policy 500-26

2 waiver days for student orientation

Lihikai Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Makawao Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Maui Waena Intermediate

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Maunaloa Elementary

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Mokapu Elementary

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Molokai High

HRS 302A-251

6 waiver days for professional development

Molokai High

HRS 302A-251

Pilot a blended, accelerated learning model bell schedule of 1,565 traditional instructional minutes per week to align with the community supported school design

Molokai Middle

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Mountain View Elementary

HRS 302A-251

3 waiver days for professional development

Olomana

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

Pearl City Elementary

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

Pomaikai Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Puu Kukui Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Puu Kukui Elementary

HRS 302A-251

One week for kindergarten orientation

Pukalani Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Roosevelt High

HRS 302A-251

Modified assessment schedule for students

Roosevelt High

HRS 302A-251

To have a modified finals week schedule

Stevenson Middle

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Sunset Beach Elementary

HRS 302A-251

4 waiver days for professional development

Waihee Elementary

HRS 302A-251

2 waiver days for professional development

Waihee Elementary

HSTA CBA, Article XVI:  Section B

Move one teacher workday out of the first week of school

Waikele Elementary

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

Waimea Canyon Middle

HRS 302A-251

1 early release day per quarter for planning and articulation

Waimea Canyon Middle

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development

Waipahu High

HRS 302A-251

1 waiver day for professional development



  1.  Late Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

NOTE: Anyone who missed the opportunity to testify before the relevant agenda item will be allowed to testify at the end of the meeting.


  1. Adjournment


Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item and is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony. Anyone wishing to testify orally must sign up in advance using the form posted here: http://boe.hawaii.gov/Pages/Submit-testimony.aspx. Please note that you will need to register and log in to Webex to testify orally. Testimony over the phone will not be accepted at this time.


Meeting material is available online at boe.hawaii.gov.


Audio of this meeting will be broadcast live. Video of the meeting participants will not be broadcast. Contact the Board Office for information on how to access this broadcast.

 

Persons requiring an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability should contact the Board Office at BOE.Hawaii@boe.hawaii.gov or at (808) 586-3334 as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow additional time to fulfill your request. We will try to obtain the accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.


_____________________________________

Catherine Payne, Board Chairperson




 





June 17, 2021 General Business Meeting (Virtual)