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                                                                                                               Amy Asselbaye     Margaret Cox      Grant Chun

                                                                                                       Don Horner         Hubert Minn      Brennan Lee

                                                                                                                    Patricia Halagao, Committee Chairperson

Jim Williams, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, September 1, 2015

9:30 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 **updated 08/31/15**

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of August 4, 2015

           IV.            Discussion Items

     A.         Presentation on Next Generation Science Standards (“NGSS”):  Overview and update

               Next Generation Science Standards:  Performance Expectations arranged by disciplinary core idea 

     B.         Update on Department of Education’s Scorecard (measuring progress against the desired outcomes of the Board of Education and Department of Education’s joint Strategic Plan) for Goal 1 (Student Success):  Overview, alignment with Strategic Plan, purpose, and function 

     C.         Update on status, process, and timeline for Committee review of Board policies presently assigned to the Committee         

V.             Recommendation for Action

     A.         Committee Action on C3 Social Studies Framework

                 College, Career & Civic Life, C3 Framework for Social Studies and State Standards

     B.         Committee Action on recommendations concerning new Board Policy 101.7, School Climate and Discipline

                 Department Memorandum regarding revised Board Policy 101.7, School Climate and Discipline as proposed in the September 1, 2015 memorandum from the    Student Achievement Committee Chairperson and Vice Chairperson 

VI.            Adjournment


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                                                                                                                                               Patricia Halagao, Committee Chairperson