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STATE OF HAWAII
BOARD OF EDUCATION
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT COMMITTEE
Nancy Budd Charlene Cuaresma Angelica Wai Sam Lao Jim Williams
Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson
Keith Amemiya, Committee Vice Chairperson
NOTICE OF MEETING
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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. Reports/Announcements of Committees and Members
A. Status report and discussion on implementation of the Department of Education (Department) Strategic Plan
V. Discussion/Committee action on setting first draft of the Student Achievement Committee agenda for 2012 to include:
Student Achievement Committee 2011 Referrals
A. Implementation of Common Core State Standards (expectations for student knowledge and skills) pursuant to Board Policy 4540, entitled "High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement Policy”
Board Policy 4540 Implementation Support Plan
B. Discussion on core Race to the Top grant for education reforms to State of Hawaii from U.S. Department of Education (RTTT) strategic initiative to support teacher training entitled "Great Teachers, Great Leaders"
C. Discussion on core RTTT strategic initiative to improve low performing schools entitled “Zones of School Innovation” and community engagement
* 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.
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Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call 586-3334 at least three business days before the meeting.
Cheryl Ka`uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson