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                                            Nancy Budd               Charlene Cuaresma             Jim Williams


Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson

Keith Amemiya, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, July 17, 2012

9:30 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.              Call to Order


II.             Approval of Minutes  


III.         * Public Testimony on Committee Agenda Items


IV.       Discussion/Committee action on the proposed 2011-12 Secondary Student  Conference (conference for Hawaii’s secondary school students to identify, discuss and arrive at recommended solutions to major youth problems, with emphasis on school problems that require the attention and joint action by the students, the Department of Education and the Hawaii State Legislature) resolution No. 21 recommending that all public high schools continue to offer preparatory classes for the SAT as an accredited elective course as well as explore and expand other options such as online classes and courses during intersession

            Summary - SSC Resolution No. 21

V.        Discussion/Committee action on the Department of Education's (Department) recommendation to hold a Public Hearing on the amendments to Title 8, Subtitle 2 Chapter 60, Hawaii Administrative Rules, (Provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education for a Student with a Disability)

                 Memo - Chapter 60, HAR

VI.               Discussion on Student Achievement Committee Agenda in context to approved Board of Education/Department Strategic Plan 2011-2018

                       Updated Strategic Plan

VII.              Adjournment



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                                                                                    Cheryl Ka`uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson