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Suevon Lee joined Honolulu Civil Beat as a reporter in June 2017.
She was previously based in Los Angeles, where she wrote for legal news wire Law360. She also served as editor-in-chief of former print culture magazine, KoreAm Journal.
She has also worked in New York, where she was a reporting intern for ProPublica and editor/reporter for an affiliate publication of the New York Law Journal. She has also spent time in Florida, covering courts for the Ocala Star-Banner.
Originally from the D.C. suburbs, Suevon graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in English. She holds a masters from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a master of studies in law from Yale Law School.
Education officials began providing $10 million in incentives for special ed and rural teachers without a guarantee the Hawaii Legislature will fund the pay increases in the future.
The school’s day camp supervisors did a number of things wrong the day a 5-year-old boy and a camp supervisor drowned during a beach outing, a new lawsuit says.
The immediate goal of the five-year plan is to increase the number of pre-K classrooms in the state by 100 a year.
The plan, aimed at reducing the teacher shortage by enticing senior educators to remain in the classroom, is the next phase of a broader teacher recruitment and retention plan.
The Charter School Commission voted Thursday to reinstate the $75,000.
The Department of Education is expected to identify the criteria it uses in deciding how to divide the money it gets to repair and maintain school facilities.
A recent legislative directive that forces state agencies to cover the costs of legal claims could have a big impact on charter schools.
A group of students, aided by alumni at the William S. Richardson School of Law, are setting up a food pantry to ensure fellow students have a steady supply of food.
Carol Young says her troubles began when she blew the whistle on faulty payments to a DOE office worker.
Some members were skeptical about the plans to pay for proposed pay differentials for teachers in areas like special ed and Hawaiian language immersion.
Updated: The governor said he will include the salary differentials in his executive supplemental budget request to the Legislature.