2021-2022 SCHOOL OPENING RESOLUTION
On July 15, 2021, the Board of Education ("Board") approved a resolution "to provide "big picture" guidance to the Department of Education ("Department") of its expectations for the opening of public schools in the 2021-2022 school year;" The resolution focuses on four issues: (1) encouraging vaccination, (2) communication with families on school safety measures, (3) distance learning options, (4) continuing the designation of the Hawaii State Department of Health as the authority for advice and guidance on all COVID-19 related health matters. The resolution is available here: 2021-2022 school reopening resolution
ORAL & WRITTEN TESTIMONY DURING VIRTUAL MEETINGS
The Board of Education ("Board") will be accepting remote oral testimony at its January 20, 2022 meeting. If you would like to provide oral testimony, please review these instructions.
Written testimony is strongly encouraged as the primary means of submitting testimony and may be submitted on any agenda item up to 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting by emailing it to Testimony.BOE@boe.hawaii.gov. Testimony sent to any other email address or submitted after the deadline will be processed as late testimony and will be posted after the meeting. The Board highly recommends that you submit written testimony in addition to your oral testimony. If you experience technical difficulties while trying to provide oral testimony, written testimony ensures your comments get to the Board. If you would like to submit written testimony, please review these instructions.
The Board offers temporary audio and video recordings of its most recent general business and committee meetings until meeting minutes are approved and available. Note that the video recording is of the presentation monitor, not the meeting itself. Click on any of the links below to stream that meeting's recording. If it is your first time streaming a recording, you will be prompted to download WebEx's Network Recording Player. If you are prompted for a password, enter "HawaiiBOE2020".
Unfortunately, streaming recordings on smartphones and some other mobile devices is not available at this time.