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Kaimana Barcarse     Brian De Lima     Catherine Payne    

Dwight Takeno     Kenneth Uemura     Daniella White (student representative)

Margaret Cox, Committee Chairperson

Kili Namauʻu, Committee Vice Chairperson


Thursday, September 5, 2019

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

III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of August 1, 2019

IV.         Discussion Items

A. Update on work ensuring Board of Education ("Board") policies support student mental and emotional wellbeing, particularly to prevent youth suicide (SAC Strategic Priority 2):  Identification of working group members, work plan, and timeline

B. Update on work ensuring Board policies support the recommendations of the Special Education Task Force's 2018 summative report and the English Learners Task Force's 2018 summative report (SAC Strategic Priority 1): List of Board policies for review; timeline for recommendations; and other policies, rules, or guidelines affecting implementation

V.          Adjournment


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                                                                                                                               Margaret Cox, Committee Chairperson