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The state Senate is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a teachers’ union-backed bill that would cap mandatory tests for students at four per year.
Catherine Payne wants the Hawaii Board of Education more involved in setting policy and more visible to the public.
The measure would establish a state corollary to the federal Title IX law prohibiting gender discrimination.
A series of events around Hawaii on Saturday will showcase youth-led organizing for anti-gun violence.
Suzanne Mulcahy, who was an assistant superintendent on the central leadership team, was shifted to an interim principal position.
On campuses across the islands, youths gather to honor the victims of the Florida massacre and call for action on gun control.
The organization said it was “disappointed” by the Department of Education’s response to its Title IX demand letter.
Hawaii youths will join others around the country to honor the Florida shooting victims and demand changes in gun laws.
The Hawaii Department of Education says improvements have already been made, but the federal findings are bleak.
Honolulu police say there have been more than a dozen social media posts since January threatening violence at Oahu schools.
After another gun-related massacre on an American campus, lawmakers consider requiring interior door locks and intercom systems.