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Senator Wants More Transparency For Charter School Funds

Jill Tokuda complains that State Public Charter School Commission is the only state agency to hold its funds in private accounts.

Legislators Question Removal Of School Superintendent

As they consider the Department of Education’s budget request, some lawmakers say Kathryn Matayoshi should be retained.

Can More Be Done To Prevent School Employee Misconduct?

There’s been a decline in pending cases of workers placed on paid leave, but a school board committee wants more progress.

Senators Voice Concerns Over UH Budget Requests

Lawmakers said the university needs to make sure it’s using all the resources it already has before asking for more.

Teachers Cleared To Travel For Free On Educational Trips

The teachers union reaches an accord with the state Ethics Commission, which had previously moved to ban the practice.

Why Stories Matter For Children’s Learning

Stories convey values, beliefs, attitudes and social norms which, in turn, shape children’s perceptions of reality.

School Board Adopts Timeline In Search For Superintendent

A new top administrator for Hawaii’s public schools should be selected by June, according to the plan.

Blueprint For Education Still Being Refined, School Board Told

The document being prepared by a governor’s task force is expected to complement the Department of Education’s own strategic plan.

Union Joins Effort To Let More People See School Board Meetings

Volunteers have been recording the meetings and making them available online. Now they’ll have help.

Dole Street Called ‘A Big Slap In The Face’ For Hawaiian Students

The road name is a painful reminder for Native Hawaiians of the monarchy’s overthrow, according to a student group.

Board Of Education OKs A Strategic Plan That Leaves Details To Schools

Its emphasis on empowering students, professional development and innovation seems to align with the governor’s task force plan.

Board Of Education Discusses How To Find New Superintendent

Some critics want a more transparent search process, others want the board to reconsider its decision to replace Matayoshi.

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Principals Push For A Louder Voice In Public Education Reform Efforts

The state school board plans to discuss education reform Tuesday, but principals have held their own talks.

Hawaii Teacher: Election Shocked Them In The Classroom, Too

Like the rest of the country, students and educators didn’t see a Trump victory coming. What changes are coming to schools nationwide?

Fee Plan Along Rail Line Pits Schools Against Affordable Housing

About 39,000 additional residential units are expected along a 4-mile stretch of the Honolulu rail route, requiring more schools.

Hawaii Teacher: Why Teachers Won’t Miss Kathryn Matayoshi

A new superintendent needs to be much more proactive and transparent in supporting teachers.

2 Finalists For Manoa Chancellor

The two finalists will visit the campus in November to meet with constituents and undergo a final round of interviews.

Matayoshi To Be Replaced

Kathryn Matayoshi is apparently on her way out as superintendent of Hawaii’s public school system. The state Board of Education…