The State Auditor says roughly $333 million of general fund money is tied up in controversial auction-rate securities, the subject of a bitter fight between governor and auditor. What would that have bought us?
A roundup of the day's key education stories. Newsworthy today: Gov. Lingle prepares to sign bills, including one that might end Furlough Fridays; half the children of Hawaii's policymakers attend private schools; UH looking at possible tuition increases.
A roundup of the day's key education stories. Newsworthy today: California schools are suing the state for not spending enough on education, D.C. students' reading scores are rising fast, many districts have more teachers applicants than they have jobs.
Dedicated team at Honolulu Hale make the case for $5.5 billion rail project and why it will be the people's train. Change is difficult, they say, but if system isn't allowed to roll, it could be another 20 years before it's tried again. Imagine the traffic then.
A roundup of the day's key education stories. Newsworthy today: Stabbing at Kalani HS impacts students' ability to learn, Hawaii considers consolidating Haleiwa Elementary into Waialua and D.C. may raise teacher salaries 21.6 percent.