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Despite “mixed” reviews of their performance last year, the charters deserve more taxpayer money, the board says.
Many are already financially strapped, and one Republican proposal would increase their tax liability by thousands of dollars.
Some schools are making headway in the subject, but huge challenges remain. Better-paying jobs are at stake.
Hawaii’s vocational rehabilitation program insists the problem is temporary, but some clients fear they’ll lose their support.
A Waianae school, where 40 percent of students are chronically absent, is trying home visits and a partnership with family court to keep kids in class.
Co-teaching — classrooms with both a general and special-ed teacher — is catching on in a state that has one of the lowest “inclusion” rates in the nation.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ board vote reversed an earlier decision to use a third party to distribute the funds.
When it comes to meeting its recruitment goal, the Department of Education will no longer get credit for emergency hires.