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Why Some Hawaii Parents Now Want Their Kids In Private School Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Why Some Hawaii Parents Now Want Their Kids In Private School

One Catholic school principal said the calls have been nonstop, mostly from families who are tired of doing remote learning as part of the state public school system.

DOE: Lanai High & Elementary Reports 15 Student COVID-19 Cases Robin Kaye

DOE: Lanai High & Elementary Reports 15 Student COVID-19 Cases

The tally as of Friday comes amid a growing outbreak on the sparsely populated island.

Military Family Struggles To Find School Routine That Works Courtesy of Misha Ross

Military Family Struggles To Find School Routine That Works

Distractions while learning from home have made it hard for the kids to stay focused to online classes.

More Hawaii Parents Are Pulling Their Kids From DOE To Home School Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Hawaii Parents Are Pulling Their Kids From DOE To Home School

The increase in the first three months of the current school year is a likely sign of the way COVID-19 has impacted school enrollment.

DOE Officials Have Spent $38M On Devices For Students Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Officials Have Spent $38M On Devices For Students

Hawaii school officials have purchased 49,000 computers for students but 23,000 have yet to be delivered.

DOH Releases New Guidance For Reopening Schools Hawaii Department of Health

DOH Releases New Guidance For Reopening Schools

The updated metrics come a month after initial guidelines were first issued. Those were met by pushback from the teachers union.

Hawaii Board Of Education Votes To End Controversial Distance Learning Program Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Board Of Education Votes To End Controversial Distance Learning Program

The vote was largely expected after the Department of Education conducted a more thorough review of the Acellus Learning Accelerator.

Hawaii Ed Board Chair Expects Acellus To ‘Drop Dead’ By End Of School Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Ed Board Chair Expects Acellus To ‘Drop Dead’ By End Of School Year

The online curriculum, which some principals have rejected for racist content, is likely on its way out.

DOE Schools Could See Updated Health Guidance Next Week Eleni Avendaño/Civil Beat

DOE Schools Could See Updated Health Guidance Next Week

The possibility comes as almost all 257 DOE schools continue in an all-distance learning format.