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                         State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education


                                                                      1390 Miller Street

                                                                 Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



               Student Achievement Committee Meeting Agenda


                                                         Tuesday, June 19, 2012


                                                                           8:00 AM


                                Queen Liliuokalani Building, Board Room 404




                                                           Nancy Budd

                                                      Charlene Cuaresma

                                                    Angelica Wai Sam Lao

                                                            Jim Williams


                                                  Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui

                                                   Committee Chairperson


                                                          Keith Amemiya

                                                 Committee Vice Chairperson




I.         Call to order


II.        Public testimony on committee agenda items

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.

III.       Approval of minutes


IV.       Discussion items

              A.              Discussion on the Department of Education’s update of the 2011‑18 Strategic Plan

V.        Committee action items

  A.              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 Sheet - SSC Resolution No. 21

VI.       Adjournment

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