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                         State of Hawaii ‑ Board of Education


                                                                      1390 Miller Street

                                                                 Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




                                                             Meeting Agenda


                                                      Tuesday, January 8, 2013


                                                                           1:30 PM


                                       Queen Liliuokalani Building, Room 404


                                                           General Business




Keith Amemiya

Nancy Budd

Charlene Cuaresma

Kim Gennaula

Danicia Honda

Cheryl Ka'uhane Lupenui

Jim Williams

Wesley Lo


                                                                        Donald Horner



                                                                        Brian De Lima

                                                                      Vice Chairperson




I.            Call to Order



II.           Executive Session


This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5(3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.


A.      Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract and

           related Hawaii State Labor Board matters


B.       Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities related to the Hawaiian education program, House Concurrent Resolution 85 (2012) and the State Auditor’s Management Audit of the Department of Education’s Hawaiian Studies Program (Report No. 08-02)


C.       Update on Proposed Memorandum of Understanding with the Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA) regarding Comprehensive Evaluation System for School Administrators (CESSA)


D.       Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities


III.          Approval of Minutes


IV.         Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) 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.


V.        Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members 

A.        Student Achievement Committee Report on (1) Goal 1 targets and metrics from the Board and Department of Education’s (Department) strategic plan and (2) Smarter Balanced Assessment  

B.        Finance and Infrastructure Report on the following:  (1) Department’s Race to the Top Grant budget and timeline; (2) Department’s structural evaluation of facilities; (3) Implementation of school bus transportation report recommendations; and, (4) Goal 3 targets and metrics from the Board and Department’s strategic plan

C.        Superintendent's Report 


D.        Hawaii State Student Council (HSSC) Report


VI.     Discussion Items

A.                 Update from the charter school implementation and transition permitted interaction group (Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)


B.                Presentation/Discussion by the Department on school security measures

            Presentation on School Security Measures

C.                Presentation/Update/Discussion on Department’s anti-bullying efforts including measures to deter bullying, cyber-bullying and harassment

                   Presentation                   Definitions

         D.                Presentation/Discussion on the Department’s new website portal

          Presentation on the Department's new website portal

E.                 Acknowledgement of service: Reverend Canon Kanakanui Darrow Aiona, twenty-two year member of the Hawaii State Board of Education


VII.    Board Action Items


A.        Discussion/Board action on the Goal 1 targets and metrics from the Board and Department strategic plan

            Strategic Plan - Goal 1 targets and metrics

B.        Discussion/Board action on the Goal 3 targets and metrics from the Board and Department’s strategic plan


C.        Discussion/Board action to approve subcontracts under the charter school Implementation and Transition Coordinator Contract (Act 131, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012)


D.        Discussion/Board action on correction to August 21, 2012 General Business Meeting minutes related to the reconsolidation of the Department of Education’s Annual Financial Audit to include Hawaii State Public Library System and Public Charter Schools


[E.       Discussion/Board action on the School Year 2013-14 School Calendar]

                       Recommendation Memo - SY 2013-14 School Calendar

VIII.    Adjournment



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