Katherine Poythress

Hawaii Education System Could See Significant Changes in 2012 Civil Beat

Hawaii Education System Could See Significant Changes in 2012

Charter schools, instructional time and school bus transportation likely to take center stage.
Hawaii Teacher Contract Includes ‘Race’ Reforms

Hawaii Teacher Contract Includes ‘Race’ Reforms

Evaluations and performance pay in six-year deal. Salaries to return to 2009 levels in 2013.
Experts Give Kudos To Proposed Charter School System Overhaul

Experts Give Kudos To Proposed Charter School System Overhaul

But national experts say there's still room for improvement.

Deputy Superintendent: Large District Slows Race to the Top Progress

UPDATED Ronn Nozoe says what was an early advantage for the state is now a disadvantage.
HSTA Hearing Cancelled

HSTA Hearing Cancelled

UPDATED With a tentative deal between Hawaii teachers union and state on the table, this week's labor board hearing postponed.
Hawaii Teachers And State Reach Agreement Civil Beat

Hawaii Teachers And State Reach Agreement

Details of "agreement in principle" still developing. Teachers may vote soon.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 9-15

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 9-15

The place to learn about how we’re teaching our students.
Abercrombie On Race To The Top: Teachers Union Deserves Blame

Abercrombie On Race To The Top: Teachers Union Deserves Blame

Hawaii governor claims reform program is "moving along very, very well."