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.