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The Kauai Community College students earned second-place at a national entrepreneurship challenge.
Completion of a vocational education program was the only area where DOE students showed improvement in the 2018-19 school year.
The double-digit percentage pay increases are permissible under a UH policy giving discretion to the university president to elevate pay.
A 2017 law required schools give students a grace period before withholding meals for those behind in their payments.
During a series of DOE “listening sessions,” many teachers drew a connection between salaries and classroom conditions and Hawaii’s teacher shortage.
A three-year-old initiative to train highly qualified teachers in Hawaii isn’t seeing a high number of applications, despite a push to recruit new candidates.
A new state audit slams the Hawaii Department of Education for lax management of a decade-old law meant to lessen the financial burden of building new schools.
The state has the lowest teacher salary when adjusted for cost of living, according to the personal finance website.
The funds would help offset the added costs of operating a school outside the urban hub of Oahu, such as gas and mileage to cover travel for athletic events and field trips.
The”C-Base program,” which was a pathway to a community school diploma for non-traditional students, is being replaced by a program that focuses on work readiness.
A lack of programs throughout the state contributes to inability to participate in high-quality sports experiences for many kids.