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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.
As Hawaiian immersion programs soar in popularity, the lack of a common curriculum remains a big challenge.
The Board of Education deferred voting on approval of the plan, saying it warrants more scrutiny and discussion.
Sione Thompson was nominated to be the next complex area superintendent for Nanakuli-Waianae.
A recent study found Hawaii teacher salaries don’t go as far when compared to other school districts in high-price areas.
A proposal by Gov. David Ige and legislative leaders sets a goal of providing childcare or preschool options for all 3- and 4-year-olds in Hawaii by 2030.
In an effort to plug the teacher shortage, the Hawaii Department of Education sent two officials to Manila on its first-ever international recruiting effort.
Under the House Speaker’s plan, voters could approve a constitutional amendment giving the Hawaii Board of Education power to increase property taxes.
The ruling comes as a setback to the plaintiffs, who are pursuing a discrimination claim on behalf of female athletes at Campbell High 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.