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Those will be replaced by alternative ceremonies to be determined by each school, according to the Hawaii Department of Education.
Other options like eliminating vacant positions or tapping the rainy day fund should be considered first.
A potential class action suit proposes that the Hawaii DOE set parameters to assess the needs of Hawaii’s special education students during the school closures.
Space is limited and will be reserved for children of essential workers.
State education officials want to see a lengthy period without any new coronavirus cases reported before they’ll feel comfortable bringing kids and teachers back together.
The Department of Education doesn’t track how many students lack computers and internet access, but they tend to be low income and in rural areas.
Seniors in good standing through the third quarter will receive a high school diploma.
Pre-recorded sermons sent via YouTube, Sunday service on Facebook Live and congregations united on Zoom are some of the ways churches are adapting.
The solution is a patchwork of instructional packets and virtual lesson planning as no end appears in sight for the coronavirus timeline.