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.
Some members wanted more specificity and strategic planning from DOE officials on how to help students catch up.
The funding comes from the American Rescue Plan, according to a release from U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, who chairs the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Lyla Berg, who owns a leadership consulting company, will serve at least through June.
While the latest DOE enrollment report shows a slight improvement, the enrollment count for kindergarten is nowhere near pre-pandemic levels.
The education system has clear Covid-19 guidelines about vaccines and testing, but it’s inconsistent regarding how to enable continued learning for isolated students.
The department released the figures after Gov. David Ige required all state and county workers to get vaccinated or submit to weekly Covid tests.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association says implementation of safety guidelines across public schools has so far been inconsistent.
Ua holomua pono ka polokalamu o ke Kulanui Kaiāulu ʻo Koʻolau ma muli o nā Kānaka Maoli e ʻimi ana i ka pilina i ko lākou kulāiwi.
The suits were filed in April 2020 and accused the private school of turning “a blind eye” to the alleged actions of former girls basketball coach Dwayne Yuen.