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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.
Gov. David Ige’s remarks suggest he believes the statewide school administration, not the office delegated to bolster early learning programs, should be in charge.
While this feedback doesn’t affect the superintendent’s year-end performance rating, it’ll be followed closely by the Board of Education.
Hawaii’s system was meant to make school funding more equitable. But in places like Hana and Molokai, it’s meant cutting teachers and class offerings.
The Legislature approved creating a state version of the federal Title IX law, but its January 2020 implementation will be delayed.
The soda brand’s involvement sends an unhealthy message, say the groups who helped operate an affiliated event for kids. Now they’ll have their own fun run.
A budding partnership between high schools and Kapiolani Community College represents another way to grow Hawaii’s health care workforce.
The goal of opening 300-plus pre-kindergarten classrooms could be reached more quickly if current school facilities are repurposed.
A House bill introduced this session aims to arm student journalists in Hawaii’s public high schools with greater First Amendment protections.
In 2017, the percentage of new teachers hired from the mainland grew, while the percentage from Hawaii shrunk.
Some education advocates are concerned that the evaluation of Christina Kishimoto wasn’t tied more closely to data about school performance.