The measure to give Hawaii’s families more affordable preschool and childcare options is now primed for a full House vote.
The establishment of a popular Hawaiian immersion program several years ago has had an impact on the broader community, says the Hana High & Elementary principal.
As Hawaiian immersion programs soar in popularity, the lack of a common curriculum remains a big challenge.
The Board of Education deferred voting on approval of the plan, saying it warrants more scrutiny and discussion.
Sione Thompson was nominated to be the next complex area superintendent for Nanakuli-Waianae.
A recent study found Hawaii teacher salaries don’t go as far when compared to other school districts in high-price areas.
A proposal by Gov. David Ige and legislative leaders sets a goal of providing childcare or preschool options for all 3- and 4-year-olds in Hawaii by 2030.
In an effort to plug the teacher shortage, the Hawaii Department of Education sent two officials to Manila on its first-ever international recruiting effort.
Under the House Speaker’s plan, voters could approve a constitutional amendment giving the Hawaii Board of Education power to increase property taxes.