Joan Lee Husted

Joan Lee Husted is the vice president of the Education Institute of Hawaii. She is a former executive director and chief negotiator of the Hawaii State Teachers Association.
Tough Questions For The Hawaii Department Of Education Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tough Questions For The Hawaii Department Of Education

Is it possible for the HIDOE to mitigate furloughs and school-level cuts by cutting other expenditures?

Cutting Teacher Pay Is An Easy But Unacceptable Solution PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Cutting Teacher Pay Is An Easy But Unacceptable Solution

A hard-nosed review of the state budget will reveal areas to cut rather than trim state employee salaries.