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The NRA Is Giving Hawaii Schools A Lot Of Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The NRA Is Giving Hawaii Schools A Lot Of Money

Most of the National Rifle Association dollars flowing to schools throughout the country pay for competitive shooting programs.

DOE Official Slapped With Ethics Fine Is Reassigned

DOE Official Slapped With Ethics Fine Is Reassigned

Suzanne Mulcahy, who was an assistant superintendent on the central leadership team, was shifted to an interim principal position.

Hawaii Students Join Walkouts In Wake Of School Shootings Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Students Join Walkouts In Wake Of School Shootings

On campuses across the islands, youths gather to honor the victims of the Florida massacre and call for action on gun control.

ACLU Says State Has No Plan To Address Gender Equity Issues Cory Lum/Civil Beat

ACLU Says State Has No Plan To Address Gender Equity Issues

The organization said it was “disappointed” by the Department of Education’s response to its Title IX demand letter.

Students Find Their Voice In Preparing For Wednesday Walkouts Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Students Find Their Voice In Preparing For Wednesday Walkouts

Hawaii youths will join others around the country to honor the Florida shooting victims and demand changes in gun laws.

Feds Say Hawaii Falls Short In Dealing With School Bullying Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds Say Hawaii Falls Short In Dealing With School Bullying

The Hawaii Department of Education says improvements have already been made, but the federal findings are bleak.

Hawaii Schools Chief: Threats Against Schools ‘Aren’t Taken Lightly’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools Chief: Threats Against Schools ‘Aren’t Taken Lightly’

Honolulu police say there have been more than a dozen social media posts since January threatening violence at Oahu schools.

‘We Are So Far Behind’: Hawaii Legislators Look To Make Schools Safer Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘We Are So Far Behind’: Hawaii Legislators Look To Make Schools Safer

After another gun-related massacre on an American campus, lawmakers consider requiring interior door locks and intercom systems.

Hawaii Schools Can’t Seem To Give Breakfast Away Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools Can’t Seem To Give Breakfast Away

Getting eligible students to eat free or reduced-price morning meals is more of a struggle in the islands than on the mainland.

Female Athletes Get The Short End Of The Stick At Some Hawaii High Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Female Athletes Get The Short End Of The Stick At Some Hawaii High Schools

Federal law requires gender equity, but that’s not happening in places like Campbell High School.

Charter Schools And Special Ed Will Be In The Legislative Spotlight Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Charter Schools And Special Ed Will Be In The Legislative Spotlight

The Hawaii teachers union is also pushing lawmakers to place a tax increase proposal on the ballot this year to pay for improving schools.

DOE Official Fined For Using State Resources On Her Doctoral Work Civil Beat file photo

DOE Official Fined For Using State Resources On Her Doctoral Work

The Department of Education has now opened its own investigation of Suzanne Mulcahy.