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As enrollment expands, schools and community groups are trying new ways to close cultural and academic gaps.
The measure was weakened in conference committee, but supporters say it’s an important first step.
New federal data shows continuing stark racial disparities in school disciplinary measures.
Even if the proposed constitutional amendment passes in November, it won’t automatically guarantee new money for schools.
A new report by the Food Research & Action Center shows Hawaii near the bottom in terms of serving an after-school supper to low-income students.
DOE takes steps to beef up its anti-bullying efforts, but it faces a lawsuit alleging schools didn’t stop the harassment of two students.
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.