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A new state audit slams the Hawaii Department of Education for lax management of a decade-old law meant to lessen the financial burden of building new schools.
The state has the lowest teacher salary when adjusted for cost of living, according to the personal finance website.
The funds would help offset the added costs of operating a school outside the urban hub of Oahu, such as gas and mileage to cover travel for athletic events and field trips.
The”C-Base program,” which was a pathway to a community school diploma for non-traditional students, is being replaced by a program that focuses on work readiness.
A lack of programs throughout the state contributes to inability to participate in high-quality sports experiences for many kids.
The 2018-19 School Climate Survey from the Hawaii Department of Education shows a wide discrepancy in student safety responses among public high schools.
Landed is expanding in Hawaii to include employees in higher ed.
Several Hawaiian immersion schools are seeing a spike in interest this year from parents energized by opposition to construction of a telescope on Mauna Kea.
The college has seen a 25% decline in enrollment over the last decade and plans to eliminate 329 student employee positions in the coming year.
Release of the data comes amid efforts to correct what the DOE says was erroneous counts of students suspensions in the 2015-16 school year.