If approved by the Board of Education as expected, Waipahu High School principal Keith Hayashi will step into the role after Christina Kishimoto steps down at the end of July.
Preliminary data shows the college-going rate could be declining.
Federal relief money enabled Hawaii to offer summer school for free this year to help students overcome pandemic-related setbacks.
HSTA Vice President Osa Tui Jr., registrar at McKinley High, will take the helm of the union in July.
A disrupted academic year has caused many high school students to fall behind. A new partnership will connect them to local college students to help them catch up.
Schools’ graduation plans this month reflect an easing of in-person restrictions compared with last May during the onset of the pandemic.
The application window for an interim deputy superintendent role officially closes Friday at 11:59 pm.
The infusion of roughly $557 million in federal relief funds helped the state avert furloughs and try to offset the impacts of the pandemic on students’ academic progress.
A bill passed this week would establish new minimum qualifications for the school superintendent, drawing criticism of legislative overreach.