Katherine Poythress

Impasse Law Key To Hawaii’s Defense Against Union Accusations

Impasse Law Key To Hawaii’s Defense Against Union Accusations

State believes impasse justified imposing contract on teachers.
State to Teachers: Drop Your Complaint and Strike

State to Teachers: Drop Your Complaint and Strike

Statement at Hawaii Labor Board hearing is first by administration telling union to resolve dispute on the picket line.
Public Hearing On Leeward Oahu School Impact Fees

Public Hearing On Leeward Oahu School Impact Fees

As Hawaii Board of Education reconsiders school impact fees, district holds hearing on whether to implement more of them.
Taken For a Ride: Major Mainland School Bus Company Considers Hawaii

Taken For a Ride: Major Mainland School Bus Company Considers Hawaii

UPDATED 12/1/11 1:15 p.m. Nation's 2nd largest school bus firm sees lack of competitive bids and runaway costs as opportunity.
Charting A New Course For Hawaii Charter Schools

Charting A New Course For Hawaii Charter Schools

Legislative task force recommends tighter accountability and performance contracts.
Superintendent: Hawaii’s Per-Pupil Spending Cuts Second-Largest Nationwide

Superintendent: Hawaii’s Per-Pupil Spending Cuts Second-Largest Nationwide

Hawaii has cut $1,175 per student since 2008, just behind California. Still ranks in top 15 states for per-pupil spending.
Taken for a Ride: Hawaii Companies Say Rising Costs = Rising Prices

Taken for a Ride: Hawaii Companies Say Rising Costs = Rising Prices

School bus contractors say lack of competition not to blame for runaway costs.

Scholarship Opportunities for Native Hawaiians

Windward Community College to host three scholarship aha events in December and January.
New School Design To Save State Thousands In Utility Bills

New School Design To Save State Thousands In Utility Bills

Ewa Makai Middle School, opened this year, receives "gold" sustainability certification.