A roundup of the day's key education stories. Newsworthy today: Stabbing at Kalani HS impacts students' ability to learn, Hawaii considers consolidating Haleiwa Elementary into Waialua and D.C. may raise teacher salaries 21.6 percent.
Hawaii Legislature gave private schools an unusual financing opportunity, under which the state subsidizes construction projects by giving up tax revenue from interest on bonds. But only four have participated because process is so complex.
A roundup of the day's key education stories. Newsworthy today: Students need other options besides college, a fired NY high school staff was re-hired this week and Hawaii gubernatorial candidate focuses on accountability.
A roundup of the day's key education stories. Newsworthy today: UH graduates 2,400 students who will have a hard time finding jobs, a Mililani High teacher wins a top award, and some schools are toughening incentives to help kids learn.
The Hawaii Legislature in 2004 instructed the department of education to implement performance contracts for principals by the 2006 school year. Six years later, not one principal serves under such an agreement.
A roundup of the day's key education stories. Newsworthy today: School board may cancel next year's Furlough Fridays before relief money comes through and a "teach-in" at the state capitol marks the year's last furlough day.
A roundup of the day's key education stories. Today's best: Four Furlough Friday protesters stay out of gov's office, meanwhile, California students test better now that test scores are tied to educator jobs.