Katherine Poythress

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.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Feb. 13-19

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Feb. 13-19

The place to learn about how we’re teaching our students.
Hawaii Teachers Union To Return To Negotiations

Hawaii Teachers Union To Return To Negotiations

HSTA leaders finish listening tour, continue labor complaint.
Hawaiian Language Students Getting Lost In Translation, Advocates Say Civil Beat

Hawaiian Language Students Getting Lost In Translation, Advocates Say

Proponents want state to get serious about the Hawaiian Language Immersion Program.
Ed Board Chair Defends Progress, Says Public Can Give Grade Next Month

Ed Board Chair Defends Progress, Says Public Can Give Grade Next Month

Horner lists achievements in responding to Civil Beat poll on lack of confidence.
Taken for a Ride: 17,000 Students Could Be Without School Buses Next Year Katherine Poythress/Civil Beat

Taken for a Ride: 17,000 Students Could Be Without School Buses Next Year

Honolulu transportation director says city buses likely can't absorb all those kids.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Feb. 6-12 Flickr.com

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Feb. 6-12

The place to learn about how we’re teaching our students.