Hawaii State Teachers Association warns that proposed cuts could mean a loss of 1,000 teacher positions.
School leaders are preparing contingency plans due to huge funding shortfalls brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sexual abuse allegations mount after the school paid an $80 million settlement agreement in 2018.
Improved civil rights protections for students, a renewed national focus on schools and the next secretary of education are top of mind.
The Hawaii Department of Education’s internal review of the remote learning tool found the inappropriate content in lessons to be “severe, pervasive and persistent.”
Evolving COVID-19 guidelines and a patchwork plan among public and private schools leaves the state without a cohesive strategy.
Failing marks can now fast-track some kids to in-person instruction so they don’t suffer trying to learn from home.
Distractions while learning from home have made it hard for the kids to stay focused to online classes.