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Education in Hawaii

Chaminade Students Help Design Center for Homeless Courtesy of Nicolle Soriano

Chaminade Students Help Design Center for Homeless

ALEA Bridge hopes to break ground in November for a 12- to 16-unit transitional housing development in Wahiawa.

Teachers Channel Frustrations Into Political Campaigns Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Teachers Channel Frustrations Into Political Campaigns

Union leaders say the four teachers seeking House seats are the highest number of teacher-candidates in recent years.

How Hawaii Is Trying To ‘Grow Our Own’ Pipeline of New Teachers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Hawaii Is Trying To ‘Grow Our Own’ Pipeline of New Teachers

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.

Charter School Principal Calls It Quits After A Year April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Charter School Principal Calls It Quits After A Year

Principal Jeff Vilardi is the latest in a series of staff departures at Kamalani Academy.

On Campus: Here’s What Happens When Kids Do The Podcast Cory Lum/Civil Beat

On Campus: Here’s What Happens When Kids Do The Podcast

Pomaikai Elementary students report from inside their Maui school.

This Unique Maui School Encourages ‘Wild Ideas’ Through The Arts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Unique Maui School Encourages ‘Wild Ideas’ Through The Arts

Founders of Pomaikai Elementary School believe their popular arts-focused learning program can serve as a model for other Hawaii schools.

Voters Will Decide Whether To Hike Property Taxes To Fund Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Voters Will Decide Whether To Hike Property Taxes To Fund Schools

Even if the proposed constitutional amendment passes in November, it won’t automatically guarantee new money for schools.

Hawaii Teacher: How Jobs At Public And Private Schools Compare PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Teacher: How Jobs At Public And Private Schools Compare

A lot of public school teachers have been lured to private schools by modern facilities and smaller classes. Here’s what some said about their experiences.

ACLU Demands Equal Treatment For Female Athletes In Hawaii Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

ACLU Demands Equal Treatment For Female Athletes In Hawaii Schools

The action was taken in response to Civil Beat’s report on the lack of girls’ athletic locker rooms at several high schools.

$20 Million Facelift For Popular UH Library Is Among Ige’s Requests Civil Beat

$20 Million Facelift For Popular UH Library Is Among Ige’s Requests

The governor’s supplemental budget proposal is one small step toward addressing the university system’s maintenance backlog.

Emotions 101: Why Hawaii Schools Are Focusing On Feelings Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

Emotions 101: Why Hawaii Schools Are Focusing On Feelings

Hawaii schools have joined a growing educational movement that emphasizes “whole child” development, not just academics.

Missing School Has Become A Huge Problem in Hawaii

Missing School Has Become A Huge Problem in Hawaii

A Waianae school, where 40 percent of students are chronically absent, is trying home visits and a partnership with family court to keep kids in class.

July 2018

Wednesday, July 25

Chaminade Students Help Design Center for Homeless

Tuesday, July 10

Teachers Channel Frustrations Into Political Campaigns

Thursday, July 5

How Hawaii Is Trying To ‘Grow Our Own’ Pipeline of New Teachers

Tuesday, July 3

Charter School Principal Calls It Quits After A Year

June 2018

Wednesday, June 27

On Campus: Here’s What Happens When Kids Do The Podcast

May 2018

Tuesday, May 29

This Unique Maui School Encourages ‘Wild Ideas’ Through The Arts

April 2018

Monday, April 23

Voters Will Decide Whether To Hike Property Taxes To Fund Schools

Monday, April 16

Hawaii Teacher: How Jobs At Public And Private Schools Compare

February 2018

Tuesday, February 13

ACLU Demands Equal Treatment For Female Athletes In Hawaii Schools

December 2017

Friday, December 22

$20 Million Facelift For Popular UH Library Is Among Ige’s Requests

Friday, December 1

Emotions 101: Why Hawaii Schools Are Focusing On Feelings

November 2017

Monday, November 6

Missing School Has Become A Huge Problem in Hawaii

October 2017

Friday, October 20

Can School Gardens Get Kids To Eat Their Vegetables?

Friday, October 6

Hawaii Teacher Hopes To Win $100K In National Education Competition

Thursday, October 5

On Campus: We’re Taking A Fresh Look At Education In Hawaii

September 2017

Wednesday, September 13

Preschool In Hawaii: Expensive And ‘Ridiculously Hard to Find’

August 2017

Wednesday, August 2

New Hawaii Schools Chief’s First Priority: Listening

July 2017

Monday, July 17

Say Aloha To Suevon Lee, Civil Beat’s New Education Reporter

Friday, July 14

Hawaii Teacher: Socrates Had It All Wrong On Technology And Education

June 2017

Monday, June 12

A Later Start Time May Be Helping This School’s Students Succeed

Wednesday, June 7

Hawaii Department Of Education Prepares For Changes At The Top

May 2017

Thursday, May 4

School Superintendent Selection Looms As 2 Finalists Speak

April 2017

Monday, April 3

Reader Rep: Focus On Where You Went To High School Is Misleading

March 2017

Monday, March 13

School Chief Search Resumes After Candidate Withdraws

Monday, March 6

State To Schools: Customize Your Hawaiian Education Approach

February 2017

Tuesday, February 28

Hawaii Hopes To Pick Up The Pace In Cooling Classrooms

Tuesday, February 7

Audit: Some DOE Employees Still Start Work Before Being Cleared

January 2017

Wednesday, January 18

Senator Wants More Transparency For Charter School Funds

December 2016

Tuesday, December 6

Board Of Education OKs A Strategic Plan That Leaves Details To Schools

September 2016

Monday, September 26

Hawaii ‘Worst’ State For Teachers

Wednesday, September 21

Another Special Ed Aide Says Reporting Abuse Got Her Banned

August 2016

Tuesday, August 30

Hawaii School Aide Said He Saw Abuse, Then He Got Fired

Wednesday, August 24

Bullying Of Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders ‘On The Rise’

July 2016

Thursday, July 28

Lawmaker Rebuffed At DOE Meeting

Tuesday, July 5

Rebidding Classroom AC Work

June 2016

Thursday, June 23

AG Asked To Check AC Bids

Tuesday, June 14

New Pick For Board Of Education

Wednesday, June 1

Ige Announces Hawaii Education Summit

May 2016

Tuesday, May 24

Hawaii’s Teachers Union Makes Early Legislative Endorsements

Monday, May 23

Kim Coco Iwamoto For Senate

Thursday, May 5

Lack Of School Facilities ‘Crippling’ Many Charters

April 2016

Thursday, April 14

Ige Wants Education ‘Blue Print’

Wednesday, April 13

Don Horner Leaving Hawaii BOE

Friday, April 8

The Changing Face Of Sex Education In Hawaii’s Public Schools

March 2016

Thursday, March 31

SCOTUS Tie A Win For Hawaii Unions

Senate Panel Passes Bills To Cool Classrooms, Create Sports Authority

Wednesday, March 30

Educational Assistants Play Crucial Role, But You Wouldn’t Know It By Their Paychecks

Monday, March 28

Will Hawaii’s Teacher Evaluation System Get Scrapped?

Tuesday, March 8

Hawaii’s Public Charter School Movement At A Crossroads

Tuesday, March 1

HSTA Tax Hike Dies, Support Doesn’t

February 2016

Friday, February 26

Is Higher Education Less Valuable In Hawaii?

January 2016

Monday, January 25

Falling Apart: Politics At Play With UH Maintenance Backlog?

Friday, January 22

Lucky We Live In Hawaii, Where College Can Be Affordable

Tuesday, January 19

Charter School Oversight Is An Increasingly Contentious Issue

Monday, January 11

UH Law Grad To Clerk For Sotomayor

December 2015

Monday, December 28

University Of Hawaii Seeks A Speedier Path To Graduation

Thursday, December 10

U.S. Bids A Not-So-Fond Farewell To ‘No Child Left Behind’

July 2015

Tuesday, July 7

Ige Signs Law Creating Farm-to-School Program in Hawaii

May 2015

Friday, May 15

Bill Still Alive: Bullying ‘Not Something That Is Going to Go Away’

Tuesday, May 12

Brigham Young University Gets New Leader in Hawaii

Monday, May 4

Hawaii’s Preschool Open Doors Funding May Continue

April 2015

Monday, April 27

Heald College Ceases Operations With One Day’s Notice

Thursday, April 23

House, Senate Lawmakers Debate Education Bills

Wednesday, April 22

Student Group Hopes to Cool Schools Down

Tuesday, April 14

Denby Fawcett: Doing it Right at Waikiki Elementary School

Tuesday, April 7

Ige Names 3 New Members to Hawaii Board of Education

Thursday, April 2

Anti-Bullying Measure: A Bill Whose Time Has Finally Come

March 2015

Friday, March 27

Nozoe Leaving Hawaii DOE for Post at Federal Level

Wednesday, March 25

Youth Get Glimpse of Future on Job Shadowing Day

Tuesday, March 24

Kim Coco: Contradictory Efforts on School Bullying, Workplace Harassment

Wednesday, March 4

Hawaii Legislature Should Expand Preschool Programs

September 2014

Tuesday, September 30

Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

November 2013

Thursday, November 21

Hawaii Loses Money as International Student Population Shrinks

Tuesday, November 5

Would Gay Marriage Bring the ‘Homosexual Lifestyle’ to Hawaii Students?

May 2013

Monday, May 6

Hawaii Teacher: Creating The Perfect Bubble For Better Learning

March 2013

Tuesday, March 19

Hawaii Preschool Plan in Crunch as Advocates Vow to Restore Funding

Thursday, March 7

Can or No Can? Pidgin Speakers in the Workforce

February 2013

Tuesday, February 19

Are Hawaii Schools Doing Enough to Prevent Youth Sports Concussions?

Friday, February 15

Hawaii Governor’s Preschool Program Gets a Boost from Obama

Saturday, February 2

Hawaii Preschool Initiative Passes First Test

January 2013

Friday, January 25

UH Students: We Had No Idea Our Dorm’s Security Cameras Were Broken

Tuesday, January 15

Hawaii Teacher: The Four-Letter Word I Think Of All Day Long

Friday, January 11

Hawaii Employers No Help For Working Parents In Need Of Child Care

Thursday, January 10

Funding the Missing Link For Hawaii’s Public Preschool Program

December 2012

Sunday, December 23

Hawaii Teacher: Children Are Left Behind With Elephants In The Room

November 2012

Saturday, November 24

Hawaii Ethics Commission Sets Sights On Charter School Employee

October 2012

Tuesday, October 2

It’s Your Money: Hawaii Schools Paying Double for Hot Dogs

September 2012

Sunday, September 30

Civil Beat Poll – Hirono Up Big On Lingle

Tuesday, September 25

Djou Plays Dad Card As Campaign Issue

August 2012

Friday, August 24

Education Advocates: Poll Shows Support for State-Funded Preschool

Tuesday, August 7

Survey: More High Schoolers Are Ducking Gym Class, Sports Teams

April 2012

Wednesday, April 18

Hawaii Ed Board Embraces ‘Opportunity’ to Pass Teacher Evaluations

Sunday, April 15

Students In High Spirits After Dalai Lama Talk

Friday, April 13

Hawaii No Longer Magnet for Young, Single, Educated

March 2012

Thursday, March 29

Hawaii Charter School Overhaul Looks Likely

Wednesday, March 7

Hawaii Ed Department Prepares for Federal Race to the Top Visit

Friday, March 2

Learning Time in Hawaii: Quality Over Quantity

February 2012

Tuesday, February 28

Bell Schedules Resonate With Hawaii Lawmakers

Thursday, February 23

Hawaii’s Perfect Storm of Charter School Controversies

Monday, February 20

In Hawaii, Teacher Evaluations Will Happen By Any Means Necessary

Wednesday, February 15

National Experts: Charter School Employees Should Not Be State Employees

Saturday, February 11

Hawaii Teachers Union To Return To Negotiations

Friday, February 10

Does a School Field Trip Count as Instructional Time in Hawaii?

Thursday, February 9

Hawaiian Language Students Getting Lost In Translation, Advocates Say

Tuesday, February 7

Child Labor Is Wrong, But Apparently Not For Our School Children!

January 2012

Friday, January 20

Hawaii Teachers Reject New Contract With State

Thursday, January 19

What Hawaii Teachers Are Saying About Agreement

Wednesday, January 18

What To Do With Extra Money For Charter Schools

Saturday, January 14

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 16-22

Friday, January 13

Hawaii Education System Could See Significant Changes in 2012

Wednesday, January 11

Deputy Superintendent: Large District Slows Race to the Top Progress

Tuesday, January 10

HSTA Hearing Cancelled

Saturday, January 7

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 9-15

December 2011

Saturday, December 31

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Jan. 2-8

Thursday, December 29

Abercrombie: Hawaii Was Only State To Improve In All Areas on National Test

Wednesday, December 28

2011 Year In Review — Education

Monday, December 26

2011 Year in Review — Civil Beat Tells Hawaii’s Story

Friday, December 23

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Thursday, December 22

U.S. Education Secretary: Hawaii Lacks ‘Sense of Urgency’

Feds Scold Hawaii, $75M Education Grant At Stake

Tuesday, December 20

Charter Schools’ ‘Glaring Concerns’ Raised at Briefing

Friday, December 16

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 19-Dec. 25

Audit Blasts Hawaii Charter School System

Wednesday, December 14

Farrington High School To Modernize Campus

Tuesday, December 13

Legislative Session Promises Broad Educational Debate

Saturday, December 10

Waialua Teacher Wins $25K National Award

Friday, December 9

Hawaii Education Blog — Accountability and Achievement — Dec. 12-Dec. 18

Thursday, December 8

Charter School Task Force Recommends An Overhaul Of The System

Saturday, December 3

Hawaii Students Clean Up In National Video Contest

November 2011

Tuesday, November 29

Public Hearing On Leeward Oahu School Impact Fees

Wednesday, November 23

Charting A New Course For Hawaii Charter Schools

Monday, November 21

Hawaii Delegates Vote for Pizza As School Lunch Vegetable

Saturday, November 19

Scholarship Opportunities for Native Hawaiians

Friday, November 18

New School Design To Save State Thousands In Utility Bills

Wednesday, November 16

Live Blog Archive: Hawaii Labor Board Hears Teachers Vs. State

Monday, November 14

Changes Ahead For Hawaii Special Ed

October 2011

Thursday, October 27

Regents Approve Tuition Hike for UH Students

Friday, October 21

Off the Beat: How to Destroy Faith in the System

Monday, October 3

Legal Morass Raises Questions About Charter School Independence

September 2011

Tuesday, September 27

What Is To Become Of Queen Liliuokalani School

Saturday, September 24

Hawaii Special Ed Teachers Lose Supply Fund

Tuesday, September 20

Board Unfazed by Ed Department’s Reversal on Grad Requirements

Thursday, September 15

U.S. History, World History Omitted From Proposed Hawaii Grad Requirements

Hawaii Ed Department Drops Plan to Cut Social Studies Requirements

Wednesday, September 14

Capitol Watch: Sept. 15

Hawaii Students Score Lower Than Peers on SAT

Saturday, September 3

State Left 10 Concessions in Teachers Contract

August 2011

Tuesday, August 30

Ledge Asks School Bus Contractors For Answers

Friday, August 26

University of Hawaii Plans Tuition Hike

Preserve Four Credits of Social Studies

Wednesday, August 24

UH Manoa Chancellor Leaving Next Summer

Tuesday, August 23

Early Childhood Race To The Top Is On

Saturday, August 20

Hawaii’s ACT Scores Stay Steady Even as More Students Take Test

Tuesday, August 16

Hawaii Teachers Union Sticks To Its Guns On Ethics Complaint

Thursday, August 11

Talk of More Anti-Bullying Legislation Next Year

Wednesday, August 10

Engaged or Enraged?

Tuesday, August 9

Obama Offers Relief From ‘No Child’ Requirements In Exchange For Ed Reform

Monday, August 8

Hawaii Students Have Trouble Seeing the Big Picture

Wednesday, August 3

Hawaii’s First Sexting Case

Tuesday, August 2

State: No Money to Pay Hawaii Teachers More

Monday, August 1

So Much For Publicly Funded Education

July 2011

Saturday, July 30

Why We Need to Preserve Social Studies in Hawaii

Thursday, July 28

What Degrees Native Hawaiians Are Earning

PHOTOS — Hawaii Teachers Back At School

The Truth About Hawaii’s Teacher Planning Days

Friday, July 22

‘You Can’t Fire Your Way To Success,’ Says Teacher Evaluation Expert

Thursday, July 21

East-West Center President Confident Dems Will Restore Funding

Wednesday, July 20

Charter School Task Force Promises Concrete Results

Hawaii School Bus Fares Go Up, Some Meals, Too

Social Studies Needed to Understand Cultural Change 

Hawaii Joins Early Learning Race To The Top

Tuesday, July 19

Ed Board: ‘Slow Down’ On Hawaii Grad Requirements

Hawaii Teachers Seek Relief From Forced Cuts

Monday, July 18

Saving Schools Through Community Partnerships

Friday, July 15

Drug Testing Policy for Hawaii Teachers the National Norm

Thursday, July 14

Hirono: ‘No Child’ Reforms Would Rob Keiki

Tuesday, July 12

Hawaii Teachers Contract Amendments Disclosed

Gov Posts FAQ On Hawaii Teachers Contract

Friday, July 8

New Chief In Town For Hawaii Charter Schools

UH Chimes In On Hawaii Social Studies Debate

More Native Hawaiians Earn College Degrees

Thursday, July 7

Gov Cayetano Responds to Article On Teachers Strike

Saturday, July 2

Gov: Union Negotiators Agreed To HSTA Contract

Friday, July 1

‘Bibliophile’ Steals 200 Books From UH Library

June 2011

Saturday, June 25

‘Last, Best, Final Offer’ For Hawaii Teacher Contracts

Wednesday, June 22

No More Subsidies For After-School Kids In Hawaii

Finnegan Appointed To Hawaii Charter School Review Panel

Tuesday, June 21

St. Andrew’s Priory: Don’t Hold Back

Damien Memorial School: Be Fearless Against Adversity

Friday, June 17

St. Francis School: What You Put in, Is What You Get Out

Thursday, June 16

A Third Hawaii Teen Arrested In School Shooting

Wednesday, June 15

Teaching Teachers at Punahou This Summer

School Employee Charged With 99 Felony Counts

Thursday, June 9

Hawaii Gov Names Early Childhood Coordinator

Board Of Ed Approves School Construction Projects

Hawaii Gov Releases $1.1 Million For Safer Schools

Sunday, June 5

Moanalua High School: No Regrets

Moanalua High School: Thrive and Be Full of Joy

Saturday, June 4

UH Maui To Get $4.3 Million

Hawaii Schools Serving Free Meals This Summer

May 2011

Saturday, May 28

Study: Hawaii Tots Have Head Start On Education

Friday, May 27

Civil Beat Shares Students’ Speeches From Hawaii High School Graduations

Queen Liliuokalani School Closes Its Doors

Thursday, May 26

Leilehua High School: Living in the Present

No Competition For Hawaii School Bus Contracts

Wednesday, May 25

Hawaii Has Double the National Rate of School Firearms Incidents

Hawaii School Time Bill Becomes Law

Tuesday, May 24

Infographic: Asians, Pacific Islanders in Hawaii

Wednesday, May 11

Moanalua High One of 15 Model Schools Nationwide

Tuesday, May 10

200 Hawaii Students Recognized For National Achievements

Friday, May 6

Kamehameha Schools Hunting For New Headmaster

Session Wrap: Hawaii Gets New Appointed Education Board, Not Much Else

Thursday, May 5

At Town Hall On Public Education, The Goal Is Community Involvement

Wednesday, May 4

Capitol Watch: May 4

April 2011

Friday, April 29

More School Time In Hawaii, But Only For Some

Thursday, April 28

The View from Austin: Hawaii Instructional Hours Put Kids at a Disadvantage

Wednesday, April 27

Hirono Lobbies Race To The Top To Help Toddlers

New Hawaii Board Of Education All Business

Tuesday, April 26

Abercrombie: Selection Process for University of Hawaii Regents Is Broken

Thursday, April 21

Appointed Hawaii Ed Board Posts First Agenda

Wednesday, April 20

Battle Royal Over School Time for Hawaii Students

Tuesday, April 19

Kaimuki Students Scramble to Graduate

Hawaii High School Graduation Dates

Monday, April 18

Hammer-Throwing Teacher Placed on Leave

Saturday, April 16

Senate Education Panel Delays Vote on UH Regents

Thursday, April 14

Hawaii Schools Test New Tech School Model

Friday, April 1

Hawaii Law Demanding More Instructional Days Hurts Innovative School

March 2011

Wednesday, March 30

Ed Department Supports Bill That Diminishes Disabled Childrens’ Rights

PHOTOS: 54th Hawaii State Science And Engineering Fair

Tuesday, March 29

Hawaii’s Race To The Top Delayed

Thursday, March 24

Hawaii Student Takes On Trash For Senior Project

Mandatory School Time in Hawaii? We Can’t Afford It

Thursday, March 17

Hawaii Teens Have More Abortions Than Peers

Monday, March 14

Capitol Watch: March 14

Thursday, March 10

Bill Watch: Education at Hawaii Legislature’s Halfway Mark

Friday, March 4

Queen Liliuokalani School Closing This Summer

Wednesday, March 2

Hawaii Bucks National Teen Birth Rate Trend For Asian/Pacific Islanders

February 2011

Friday, February 25

Kaimuki School Closure Moves Forward

Thursday, February 24

Looking for Inspiration? Check out Hiki No

Monday, February 21

Unemployed High School Dropouts: Hawaii Towns 2009

High School and College Degrees: Hawaii Towns 2009

School Enrollment: Hawaii Towns 2009

CDC Survey: Teens in Hawaii Have Less Sex, More Babies Than Peers

Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future

Saturday, February 12

Charter School Board Grilled About Nepotism

Wednesday, February 9

Two More Schools Recommended for Closure

Tuesday, February 8

For the Record: Ed Department Hires 10 for Race To The Top, Not 100

Anti-Bullying Rules Not Enforced, But Lawmakers Want Even More Laws

Saturday, February 5

Ex-Director: Charter Schools Need Reform

Thursday, February 3

Bill Watch: School Bullying

Charter Schools Chief Forced To Resign

University of Hawaii Impairing Its Faculties?

Wednesday, February 2

Another Private School Shutting Its Doors

Tuesday, February 1

Scant Details Available About Hawaiian University

Education Coalition ‘Never Been Done Before’

January 2011

Friday, January 28

Bill Watch: Education

Thursday, January 27

Hawaii Charter School Funding Threatened In Wake of Nepotism Charges

Tuesday, January 25

Capitol Watch: Jan. 26

Thursday, January 20

Education for Citizenship, Education for Opportunity

Wednesday, January 5

A Sparkling New School Opens as Old Schools Are Eyed for Closure

December 2010

Friday, December 31

Paia Has Most Teens Who Are Unemployed and Not in School

Thursday, December 30

What Brain Drain?

Stories From the Education Beat – 2010 Recycled

Thursday, December 23

High Performing Schools Should Be Cloned – Not Closed

Wednesday, December 8

The Power of Media: Engaged Students

November 2010

Thursday, November 18

Sen. Tokuda On What’s In The Education Pipeline

Friday, November 12

Guts, Teamwork & Best Practices Turned School Around

Thursday, November 4

Opposition to Appointed BOE Grew in Final Days

School Safety

Teachers, Peers Key To Preventing Bullying

October 2010

Friday, October 29

Fight to Curb School Bullies Falls Short

Wednesday, October 20

Unions: Education’s Kryptonite?

Monday, October 18

A Night on ‘the Value of Hawaii’ – Education and Prison Systems

Wednesday, October 13

New Tools to Combat Apathy About Public Education

Monday, October 11

Principal: Is “Superman” The Conversation We Need?

Education Matters – Why You Shouldn’t Miss Our Next Event

Monday, October 4

More Childhood Poverty Means More Education Challenges

Saturday, October 2

Waiting for Waiting for ‘Superman’

September 2010

Thursday, September 30

Hawaii Gets $11M To Turn Around School Turnarounds

Wednesday, September 29

Community Survey Describes Life In Hawaii

Friday, September 24

UH Enrollment At An All-Time High

Tuesday, September 14

Board Of Ed Hires Matayoshi As New Superintendent

Sunday, September 12

The Value of Hawaii: Public Education by Mari Matsuda

Saturday, September 11

$36 Million Broadband Upgrade For UH, Public Schools And Libraries

Saturday, September 4

Lt. Gov. Prospects to Talk Education at UH

Thursday, September 2

States Developing Test For National Standards

Education and the Right to Choose

The Impact Of Private Schools On Public Education

August 2010

Tuesday, August 24

Hawaii Wins $75M in Race To The Top. Now What?

Forum Shows Diversity of Ed Board Candidates

Friday, August 20

Discussion: University of Hawaii

Friday, August 13

Week 15: A Place to Learn

Thursday, August 12

Charter Schools Score Best and Worst On State Test

Hannemann: I Alone Went to Public Schools

Tuesday, August 10

Discussion: Education Reform

What Hawaii Says It’ll Do To Win Race To The Top

Wednesday, August 4

Gov. Candidates On Their Favorite Teachers

July 2010

Friday, July 30

Who Are The Board Of Education Candidates?

Gov. Candidates On Their Involvement in Education

DOE Rolling Out New System to Track Students

Thursday, July 29

Gov. Candidates On Higher Education

Wednesday, July 28

Gov. Candidates On Performance Pay and Contracts

Hawaii a Finalist in Race to the Top Round Two

Tuesday, July 27

Gov. Candidates on Today’s Biggest Education Issues

Friday, July 23

Education Links for Friday, July 23

Thursday, July 22

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Wednesday, July 21

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Tuesday, July 20

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Monday, July 19

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Friday, July 16

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Wednesday, July 14

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Tuesday, July 13

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Monday, July 12

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Friday, July 9

Education Links for Friday, July 9

Thursday, July 8

Education Links for Thursday, July 8

Wednesday, July 7

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Tuesday, July 6

Education Links for Tuesday, July 6

Friday, July 2

Education Links for Friday, July 2

Aiona Wants Independent Audit of Ed Department

Thursday, July 1

Education Links for Thursday, July 1

Aiona To Hold News Conference On Education

June 2010

Wednesday, June 30

Education Links for Wednesday, June 30

Tuesday, June 29

Education Links for Tuesday, June 29

Ed Board ‘Lessens’ Special Ed Cuts, Shares $15M Cut With Other Programs

Monday, June 28

Education Links for Monday, June 28

Friday, June 25

Principals Without Power

Education Links for Friday, June 25

Thursday, June 24

Longer Class Periods Maximize Instruction Time, Shorten School Day

Education Links for Thursday, June 24

Wednesday, June 23

Education Links for Wednesday, June 23

Tuesday, June 22

Education Links for Tuesday, June 22

Gov. May Veto Pay Hikes For Superintendents

Monday, June 21

Education Links for Monday, June 21

Friday, June 18

Education Links for Friday, June 18

Thursday, June 17

Education Links — June 17

Wednesday, June 16

Education In The News — June 16

UPDATE: Longer School Year For Hawaii On The Books

Tuesday, June 15

Will Hawaii Have Enough Teachers?

Hawaii Doesn’t Keep Data On Teacher Benefits

Education In The News — June 15

Pay Teachers More, Improve Education?

Monday, June 14

Education In The News — June 14

Friday, June 11

Education In The News — June 11

Thursday, June 10

BOE: Report Gets Hawaii’s Graduation Rate Wrong

Education In The News — June 10

A Union President Says Tax Hikes Could Save Teacher Jobs

Tuesday, June 8

Education In The News — June 8

Monday, June 7

Education In the News — June 7

Department of Education Says It Doesn’t Have Contract With Teachers

Friday, June 4

Discussion: University Of Hawaii Athletic Department

UH Athletics Outpaces WAC, But Still Finds Itself In $10 Million Hole

Education In the News — June 4

Thursday, June 3

Summer Enrollment Up At U.S. Colleges, Down At UH

Discussion: Higher Education

Budget Cuts Not Affecting Summer School For Kids

A Debt Crisis — For College Grads

Wednesday, June 2

Education In The News — June 2

Tuesday, June 1

Education In the News — June 1

May 2010

Saturday, May 29

GED May Give Hawaii Dropouts False Hope

Friday, May 28

Education In The News — May 28

UPDATE: Hawaii Increases Cap On Number Of Charter Schools

Thursday, May 27

Education in The News May 27

No Proof That New Advanced Diplomas Will Work

Wednesday, May 26

Education In The News May 26

UPDATE: How They Ended Furlough Fridays With No Compromise

UPDATE: Gov. Lingle: Furlough Fridays Are Over

Tuesday, May 25

UPDATE: Gov. Lingle To Speak On Attempts To End Furlough Fridays

UPDATE: Education In The News May 25

Kaiser: Ready To Be World Citizens

Nanakuli: The Ambitious Class

Lessons From Two Hawaii High School Graduations

Friday, May 21

UPDATE: Education In The News May 21

Thursday, May 20

UH Professors Guaranteed Raises Despite Economy

UPDATE: Education In The News May 20

UPDATE: U.S. Education Chief Calls For Teacher Bailout

Wednesday, May 19

UPDATE: Education In The News May 19

Tuesday, May 18

UPDATE: College Education Overrated?

UPDATE: Education In the News May 18

Monday, May 17

UPDATE: Education In The News May 17

Saturday, May 15

Six Years Later, Principals Still Don’t Have Performance Contracts

Friday, May 14

UPDATE: Education In the News May 14

Imagine There Were No Furlough Fridays

Thursday, May 13

UPDATE: GED No Better Than Dropping Out, Study Shows

UPDATE: Education In The News May 13

Wednesday, May 12

UPDATE: Strong Support For Appointed Education Board Last Winter

UPDATE: Education In The News

Discussion: Elected Vs. Appointed Board Of Education

UPDATE: GOP Lt. Gov. Candidate: Democrats Caving To Teachers Unions

No Data Supporting Appointed Ed Board Over Elected

Monday, May 10

UPDATE: Five Public Schools Going Solar

Friday, May 7

UPDATE: Read Teachers Union Contract On Civil Beat

UPDATE: Confusion Over Impact Of November Election On Appointed Ed Board

Message to Kids: Don’t do what we do. Or what we say.

Thursday, May 6

Feds: Union Wrong, Teachers Can Work Legally For Free

UPDATE: Tax-Exempt Bonds Help Private Schools Make Campus Improvements

Wednesday, May 5

UPDATE: Are Our Attempts at Education Reform the Right Approach?

Tuesday, May 4

UPDATE: High School Students Commit to Pursuing New Advanced Diploma

Monday, May 3

UPDATE: College Students Helping Make the Most of Furlough Fridays

UPDATE: Education Forum Tonight

Discussion: Education

Sunday, May 2

Arguments Against Elected Board Of Education Sound Familiar

April 2010

Thursday, April 29

How Hawaii Could Have Avoided Furlough Fridays Embarrassment

Wednesday, April 28

Legislature increases salary caps for education leadership

Voters to Decide Whether Hawaii Governor Appoints Board of Education

The High Cost of Saving Money with Furlough Fridays

Tuesday, April 27

Teachers Can’t Legally Work on Furlough Days, Union Says

Saturday, April 24

Committee approves $67 million to try to end Furlough Fridays

Wednesday, April 21

How will furlough days affect the kids?

Education in Hawaii