Katherine Poythress

Katherine Poythress is a former Civil Beat staff member.
Taken for a Ride: Hawaii Lawmakers Still Plan To Cut School Bus Funding Katherine Poythress/Civil Beat

Taken for a Ride: Hawaii Lawmakers Still Plan To Cut School Bus Funding

House Finance Committee Chairman says Department of Education must reduce student transportation costs.

Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Pay Per Pupil By Complex Area

Breakdown shows lowest area spends 38 percent less per pupil on salaries.
Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Department of Education Civil Beat

Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Department of Education

Last two years at Department of Education were marked by salary cuts and big leadership turnover.

Hawaii Ed Department Prepares for Federal Race to the Top Visit

State has accomplished 85 percent of its 400 grant tasks, says strategic reform chief.
Learning Time in Hawaii: Quality Over Quantity Fotalia

Learning Time in Hawaii: Quality Over Quantity

Reports say more instructional time doesn't help students succeed.
Hawaii Grad Students Fight for Collective Bargaining Rights

Hawaii Grad Students Fight for Collective Bargaining Rights

Graduate assistants are state employees, but pay is same as 2004 while workload has increased.
Bell Schedules Resonate With Hawaii Lawmakers

Bell Schedules Resonate With Hawaii Lawmakers

Some students get as much as six hours more instructional time a week than others.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Feb. 27-Mar. 4

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Feb. 27-Mar. 4

The place to learn about how we’re teaching our students.
Hawaii’s Perfect Storm of Charter School Controversies

Hawaii’s Perfect Storm of Charter School Controversies

Charter school leaders frustrated that the misconduct of a few reflects poorly on them all.