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                                                       Nancy Budd                Charlene Cuaresma               Danicia Honda

Jim Williams


Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson

Keith Amemiya, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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.               Presentation/discussion on Department of Education’s Comprehensive Student Support System (CSSS) and Response to Intervention (RTI) actions to support students


V.                 Update on the West-Ed Special Education Report

              4162013 WestEd Update

VI.               Discussion on the Hawaii State Constitution Article X, Section 4, Hawaiian Education Program


VII.              Discussion on Student Achievement Committee upcoming meeting agendas


VIII.            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 two minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide testimony to the Board.


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                                                                                    Cheryl Ka`uhane Lupenui, Committee Chairperson