Katherine Poythress

Taken For A Ride: Lessons From New Competition

Taken For A Ride: Lessons From New Competition

New bidders could signal change in business as usual for Hawaii school bus industry.
Taken For A Ride: Roberts Hawaii’s Very Own Race to the Top of School Bus Biz

Taken For A Ride: Roberts Hawaii’s Very Own Race to the Top of School Bus Biz

Homegrown Hawaii tour operator used strategic lawsuit to dominate school bus industry.
Abercrombie: Hawaii Was Only State To Improve In All Areas on National Test

Abercrombie: Hawaii Was Only State To Improve In All Areas on National Test

Governor makes claim on website touting first-year accomplishments.
2011 Year In Review — Education

2011 Year In Review — Education

Budgets, buses and political battles shaped our 2011 education coverage.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 26-Jan. 1 Fotolia

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 26-Jan. 1

The place to learn about how we’re teaching our students.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 19-Dec. 25

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 19-Dec. 25

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

Audit Blasts Hawaii Charter School System

Most findings old news for charter school advocates already working on reform.
Taken For a Ride: Competition Returns For Hawaii School Bus Contracts

Taken For a Ride: Competition Returns For Hawaii School Bus Contracts

A new local company and one from the mainland enter the school bus business.

HSTA Focuses On Bond Sale At Labor Hearing Against The State

As usual, union attorney isn't saying why he's pursuing the issue.
Farrington High School To Modernize Campus

Farrington High School To Modernize Campus

Project aims to create smaller academies for large Hawaii school, using existing structures and outdoor space.

Bond Sale Doesn’t Affect Ed Department’s Capital Improvement Plans

A peek at which Hawaii schools are getting money for improvements this year and next.
Legislative Session Promises Broad Educational Debate Fotalia

Legislative Session Promises Broad Educational Debate

Lawmakers plan to introduce bills on charter schools, instructional time, junior kindergarten and maybe school buses.