If we cut teacher differentials for special education teachers, those who suffer the most will be the ones who need teachers the most.
Hawaii is rethinking its teacher recruitment strategies, including virtual job fairs, but it’s a hard sell when even preexisting successful initiatives face a shaky future.
The leader of the Hawaii Department of Education talks about how schools are weathering COVID-19, bills at the Legislature and the struggle to innovate.
When there’s no money to argue over, the Legislature starts getting into other people’s business.
Hawaii’s Department of Education requested private tutoring proposals in October to address “unprecedented issues related to student learning” due to the pandemic.
The proposed spending cuts may result in the first state government layoffs in more than a decade.
A lot of challenges were both expected and inevitable. And there have been bright spots and silver linings that I couldn’t have predicted.
Superintendent Christina Kishimoto stressed that the first-quarter grades should be seen as progress reports and not year-end evaluations.
The state of Hawaii has a legal and moral obligation to provide an educational system that promotes Hawaiian language, culture and history.