Some lawmakers say DOE should have let parents know earlier about the problems, which is forcing many students to wait an hour or more for buses.
Christina Kishimoto plans on visiting all the islands in her first six months to talk with educators and students.
“This is not only a Hawaii phenomenon, this is a national phenomenon,” says a state researcher.
The father of a special needs student who wasn’t allowed to attend is complaining to the Department of Education.
To address its perpetual revolving door of teachers, Hawaii is experimenting with some new strategies.
Baffled by the various plans and proposals for improving Hawaii’s schools? This guide will help you sort out the three major plans.
A state Supreme Court ruling likely ends a legal fight dating to 2002 in which teachers sought $56 million in back pay and interest.
The governor signed a measure giving the Department of Education access to more than $46 million in loans as part of the cooling classrooms initiative.
Some critics believe the education department’s plan for seeking support under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act isn’t innovative enough.