Katherine Poythress

Taken For a Ride: Senate Education Chair Blasts School Bus Report

Taken For a Ride: Senate Education Chair Blasts School Bus Report

Report doesn't explain how lack of competition led to rising costs and what can be done to increase bidders.
Failure to Renegotiate Teachers Contract Delays Race to the Top

Failure to Renegotiate Teachers Contract Delays Race to the Top

Discussions have been idled while union fights governor's decision to impose contract.
Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 2-8 Fotolia

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 2-8

The place to learn about how we’re teaching our students.
Federal Judge Clears Way for Hawaii Civil Unions

Federal Judge Clears Way for Hawaii Civil Unions

UPDATED U.S. District judge denies two churches' request for a temporary restraining order.

State Says Halting Civil Unions Would Be ‘Devastating’ for Hawaii

Attorney general responds to lawsuit by churches trying to block law from going into effect.
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.