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Up to $250,000 will be available for the right idea and a two-year plan to implement it.
Superintendent Christina Kishimoto wants to look in new directions — including foreign countries — to address the shortage of instructors.
Hawaii was one of only two states that didn’t adjust comparisons between the newly revamped SAT and the ACT.
With only about half of Hawaii’s high school graduates going to college, schools are placing more emphasis on career and technical training.
Students at the immersion school say the product could prepare them for a vocabulary test. But it’s also designed for the wider community.
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.