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STATE OF HAWAII
BOARD OF EDUCATION
GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING
Keith Amemiya Jannah Dela Cruz Kim Gennaula
Cheryl Ka’uhane Lupenui Wesley Lo Jim Williams
Patricia Halagao Amy Asselbaye
Donald Horner, Chairperson
Brian De Lima, Vice Chairperson
NOTICE OF MEETING
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Hawaii State Library
478 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
I. Call to Order
II. *Public Testimony on Board of Education (Board) Agenda Items
III. Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and sections 92‑5(2), (3) and (4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.
a. Update/Discussion on Hawaii State Teachers Association contract, the Hawaii Government Employees Association contract, and related Hawaii State Labor Board matters
b. Discussion/Board action on the State Librarian’s evaluation
c. Discussion/Board action on the Superintendent's evaluation
d. Consultation with the Deputy Attorney General on Board powers, duties, privileges, immunities and liabilities
IV. Approval of Minutes
V. *Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items
VI. Reports/Announcements of Board Committees and Members
a. Student Achievement Committee Report on the following: (1) proficiency-based course equivalents as stated in Board Policy 4540, entitled High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement Policy, (2) University Laboratory School’s Request for Waiver from Board Policy 4540, entitled High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement Policy, and (3) College, Career and Community Readiness definition
b. Finance and Infrastructure Report on the following: (1) Finance and Infrastructure committee’s performance pursuant to its charter, (2) adequacy of the Finance and Infrastructure committee’s charter, (3) implementation of the school bus transportation report recommendations, and (4) outcome of communication with the State of Hawaii Office of Budget & Finance and Department of Education’s plan for implementation of Executive Memorandum No. 13-02 regarding budget execution policies and Department of Education budget restriction.
c. Superintendent’s Report
VII. Discussion Items
a. Report on Hawaii State Public Library System’s eBook collection development
VIII. Recommendations for Action
a. Discussion/Board action on University Laboratory Public Charter School graduation waiver request relating to Board Policy 4540, entitled High School Graduation Requirements and Commencement Policy
b. Discussion/Board action on proposed Board Policy on student instructional hours and school year requirements
c. Discussion/Board action on the School Community Council (SCC) Requests for Exceptions to the Collective Bargaining Agreement & Waivers of Board Policy, instructional hours or school year requirements for School Year 2013-14
Konawaena Middle School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule
Leilehua High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule
Mililani High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule
Radford High School - SCC Exception re Assessments Schedule
d. Discussion/Board action on the outcome of communication with the State of Hawaii Office of Budget & Finance and Department of Education’s plan for implementation of Executive Memorandum No. 13-02 regarding budget execution policies and Department of Education budget restriction
e. Discussion/Board action on the election of the Board’s Vice Chairperson
f. Discussion/Board action of the composition of the Board’s Standing Committees (Audit Committee, Human Resource Committee, Student Achievement Committee, and Finance & Infrastructure Committee)
*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.
In an effort to reduce costs and increase public access to meeting materials, the Board of Education (BOE) will no longer be providing copies of materials for distribution. Instead, at each meeting there will be two (2) folders of materials for public review and, effective immediately, materials can be viewed online at www.hawaiiboe.net. For those unable to print, the BOE Office will make copies of such materials at a cost of $0.25 per sheet.
Persons requiring special assistance or services, such as a sign language interpreter, should call 586-3334 at least three business days before the meeting.
Chairperson Office Hour: The Board Chairperson is available to meet with interested members of the public on matters related to the BOE and public education on the day of the meeting noted above from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the BOE Office (1390 Miller Street, Room 404, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813), by appointment only. If you would like to meet with the Board Chairperson, please call the BOE office at (808) 586-3334, no later than the day prior to the meeting date, for an appointment. If this is not possible, please feel free to email your questions and comments directly to the Board Chairperson at BOE_Hawaii@notes.k12.hi.us. Thank you.
Donald Horner, Board Chairperson