Katherine Poythress

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.
Board of Ed: New Policies for Teacher Evaluations Katherine Poythress/Civil Beat

Board of Ed: New Policies for Teacher Evaluations

Governor supports measures that could get Hawaii back in the Race to the Top.
In Hawaii, Teacher Evaluations Will Happen By Any Means Necessary

In Hawaii, Teacher Evaluations Will Happen By Any Means Necessary

Legislature, Board of Education and state-level negotiators race to achieve Race to the Top reforms.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Feb. 20-26 Flickr.com

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Feb. 20-26

The place to learn about how we’re teaching our students.
National Experts: Charter School Employees Should Not Be State Employees

National Experts: Charter School Employees Should Not Be State Employees

Statewide union contracts hamper innovation and accountability at charters, experts say.

Sex Assault Case Raises Questions About DOE’s Protection of Students

Not the first time Hawaii department has failed to report sex abuse of student to police.
Lingle: Ed Board Promised No Furloughs on School Days Courtesy

Lingle: Ed Board Promised No Furloughs on School Days

Former governor and current candidate for U.S. Senate seat says she regrets trusting the board.