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Union leaders say the four teachers seeking House seats are the highest number of teacher-candidates in recent years.
In an effort to address the state’s chronic teacher shortage, a new initiative offers scholarships and support to help long-term subs become licensed teachers.
Compulsory union dues are a thing of the past due to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. But some say a pro-union culture in the islands will prevail.
The last weeks of the school year were hard on some Big Island schools, and there’s concern about what’ll happen when they reopen Aug. 6.
The ongoing volcanic lava flow is raising many issues for students and their families.
Islander Scholars aren’t necessarily the highest academic achievers. They’re just good kids who define strong character.
The shortage is widespread across the state, but especially in rural areas.
UPDATED: In its endorsement of challenger Sherry Campagna, the union sharply criticized Gabbard’s human rights record because of her stance on Syria.