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Educators know they have to persuade parents that this isn’t the time to send their kids to private school — or a different public school.
UPDATED: The ACLU lawsuit comes 10 months after the group sent a demand letter to the state Department of Education over the lack of a girls locker room at Campbell High.
Teachers from the mainland only get credit for a few years of seniority, creating another challenge in efforts to address Hawaii’s teacher shortage.
The suit alleges the departments of Education and Human Services aren’t coordinating to provide legally required services at schools.
It’s been three years since the Hawaii Department of Education issued guidance around transgender student protections. But how widely have those policies been implemented in the schools?
In 1921, Ethel Day was recruited from Illinois to teach in Honolulu. She would be the first in a line of Hawaii school teachers that spans nearly a century.
But local Republicans took solace in their expanded majority in the U.S. Senate.
The Department of Education has historically opposed legislation, saying its own policies will be sufficient. But the lawsuits keep coming.
The fourth-grader’s experience is included in a pending lawsuit against the Hawaii Department of Education.
If Hawaii is going to spend more on public education, it’s unclear where the money will come from.