LISTEN LIVE TO BOARD MEETINGS                                                        CLICK HERE FOR PDF


Brian De Lima     Kili Namauʻu     Hubert Minn     Maya Gee (student representative)

Margaret Cox, Committee Chairperson
Patricia Bergin, Committee Vice Chairperson

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
11:00 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 material 10/03/2017**
III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of September 5, 2017
IV.          Recommendation for Action

A.           Committee Action on Committee strategic priorities for the 2017-2018 school year

B.           Committee Action on updates to 2017-2020 Joint Department of Education and Board of Education Strategic Plan indicators (school climate, achievement gap, and family and community engagement)

V.           Discussion Items

A.           Presentation on special education terminology, overview, and process **new material 09/29/2017**

B.           Presentation on special education statewide data and national trends **new material 09/29/2017**

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.


  Margaret Cox, Committee Chairperson