Katherine Poythress

Hawaii Lawmakers Skeptical of Education Department Promises

Annual teacher evaluations questioned when state hasn't implemented principal performance contracts mandated in 2004.

Hawaii Lawmakers Push to Reform Gov Regent Picks

UH Board of Regents nominating process has been a sticky issue.
Labor Board Expedites Teachers Union Case

Labor Board Expedites Teachers Union Case

Chairman asks union attorney to wrap up arguments by March 8.

Loophole for Collective Bargaining in Hawaii?

Attorney argues that state does not need union agreement to implement Race to the Top reforms.
Taken For a Ride: Lawmakers Disturbed By Lack Of Answers

Taken For a Ride: Lawmakers Disturbed By Lack Of Answers

School district officials say they're stymied when it comes to boosting competition among bus contractors.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 30-Feb. 5 Fotolia

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 30-Feb. 5

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

Hawaii School System Like an Old House, Superintendent Says

That's why officials so committed to Race to the Top remodeling plan.
Abercrombie: ‘Not A Single Thing We Did Not Do To Try To Accommodate Teachers’

Abercrombie: ‘Not A Single Thing We Did Not Do To Try To Accommodate Teachers’

Governor blames union leaders for not adequately communicating "positive aspects" of rejected contract.
Hawaii Gov Plans To Forge Ahead With ‘Race’ Goals

Hawaii Gov Plans To Forge Ahead With ‘Race’ Goals

'We will cross that finish line' with or without teachers union.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 23-29

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 23-29

The place to learn about how we’re teaching our students.
Hawaii Gov Asks Teachers For Counter-Offer

Hawaii Gov Asks Teachers For Counter-Offer

State doesn't need contract to move forward on Race to the Top, Abercrombie says.
LIVE STREAM — Abercrombie Press Conference on Rejected Contract

LIVE STREAM — Abercrombie Press Conference on Rejected Contract

Hawaii needs agreement with teachers to save its Race to the Top grant.