Katherine Poythress

Waialua Teacher Wins $25K National Award

Waialua Teacher Wins $25K National Award

Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award goes to Career and Technical Education teacher Glenn Lee.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 12-Dec. 18

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 12-Dec. 18

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

Charter School Task Force Recommends An Overhaul Of The System

Hawaii policymakers' recommendations will be in key legislative proposals next year.

Gov Cuts Funding for Special Ed Supplies In Budget Request

Hawaii governor requests $23 million less for education than Department of Education.
Taken For a Ride: District Wants Even More Money For Buses Next Year Flickr

Taken For a Ride: District Wants Even More Money For Buses Next Year

Request runs counter to what Hawaii Legislature demanded.
Education Leaders Redefining Success For Hawaii Students

Education Leaders Redefining Success For Hawaii Students

Board of Education retreat aimed to go beyond test scores in setting education expectations.
Hawaii Department of Education Announces Restructuring

Hawaii Department of Education Announces Restructuring

Academics and operations will soon be split between deputy superintendent and new senior assistant superintendent.
Hawaii Students Clean Up In National Video Contest

Hawaii Students Clean Up In National Video Contest

Hawaii students place first in all four categories, and bring home second- and third-place awards, honorable mentions.
Prediction: HSTA Dispute Won’t End Before 2017

Prediction: HSTA Dispute Won’t End Before 2017

Union's legal case against Hawaii may placate teachers, but likely won't get them swift justice.
Impasse Law Key To Hawaii’s Defense Against Union Accusations

Impasse Law Key To Hawaii’s Defense Against Union Accusations

State believes impasse justified imposing contract on teachers.
State to Teachers: Drop Your Complaint and Strike

State to Teachers: Drop Your Complaint and Strike

Statement at Hawaii Labor Board hearing is first by administration telling union to resolve dispute on the picket line.
Public Hearing On Leeward Oahu School Impact Fees

Public Hearing On Leeward Oahu School Impact Fees

As Hawaii Board of Education reconsiders school impact fees, district holds hearing on whether to implement more of them.