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Proposed Classroom Set-Up Draws Protests From Teachers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Proposed Classroom Set-Up Draws Protests From Teachers

The issue of whether 3 feet is adequate spacing between desks in certain instances caused the Board of Education to seek further clarification from the DOE.

DOE School Bus Passes Can Be Acquired Online Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE School Bus Passes Can Be Acquired Online

The Hawaii DOE is also adjusting school bus plan options to account for the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

School Nurses Turn To Telehealth To Reach Students

School Nurses Turn To Telehealth To Reach Students

The Hawaii Keiki program to expand school-based health options for students started a health hotline after schools closed because of the pandemic.

Civil Beat’s Virtual Education Event Digs Into Distance Learning

Civil Beat’s Virtual Education Event Digs Into Distance Learning

The panel discussion highlighted how Hawaii leaders have an opportunity to “build up something that is more equitable and fair and just.”

Here’s How Hawaii Plans To Bring Kids Back To School This Fall Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s How Hawaii Plans To Bring Kids Back To School This Fall

Individual public schools have until Wednesday to decide whether students will be on campus full time in the fall, or whether they will offer a different learning model.

Student Press Freedom Bill Dies In Committee Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Student Press Freedom Bill Dies In Committee

A bill strengthening Hawaii student journalists’ First Amendment protections was near crossing the finish line.

New Complex Area Superintendents For Kauai, Oahu’s West Side Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Complex Area Superintendents For Kauai, Oahu’s West Side

In total, three veteran complex area superintendents are retiring from DOE.

State Teachers Union, DOE Agree To Reopening Terms Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Teachers Union, DOE Agree To Reopening Terms

The framework includes basic safeguards for health and safety and instructional and training time.

Board of Education Member’s Re-Confirmation Gets Committee Approval Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Board of Education Member’s Re-Confirmation Gets Committee Approval

Kili Namauu’s confirmation to a second term was not automatic, stalling when the Legislature was last back in session in May.