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Hawaii’s system was meant to make school funding more equitable. But in places like Hana and Molokai, it’s meant cutting teachers and class offerings.
The Legislature approved creating a state version of the federal Title IX law, but its January 2020 implementation will be delayed.
The soda brand’s involvement sends an unhealthy message, say the groups who helped operate an affiliated event for kids. Now they’ll have their own fun run.
A budding partnership between high schools and Kapiolani Community College represents another way to grow Hawaii’s health care workforce.
The goal of opening 300-plus pre-kindergarten classrooms could be reached more quickly if current school facilities are repurposed.
A House bill introduced this session aims to arm student journalists in Hawaii’s public high schools with greater First Amendment protections.
In 2017, the percentage of new teachers hired from the mainland grew, while the percentage from Hawaii shrunk.
Some education advocates are concerned that the evaluation of Christina Kishimoto wasn’t tied more closely to data about school performance.
Information on bad teachers, including details of misconduct and current status, is hard to get in Hawaii, despite a state law requiring its release.
Concerns were raised after the board voted in executive session to reward the state superintendent with an additional contract year.