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The state has now confirmed seven cases of COVID-19.
The order, which comes as spring break nears, does not impact inter-island travel.
House Bill 1529 calls for allowing student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press.
Under the House Speaker’s plan, voters could approve a constitutional amendment giving the Hawaii Board of Education power to increase property taxes.
The immediate goal of the five-year plan is to increase the number of pre-K classrooms in the state by 100 a year.
Three of the state’s 15 complex area superintendents are leaving this school year. Many more school officials will soon be eligible to retire.
The percentage of Hawaii kids choosing out-of-state schools is significantly higher than the national average.
The school pursues some simple strategies for getting kids to school: home visits, phones calls to parents, emergency supplies of clean clothes and rewards like extra recess.
Hawaii is in the middle of the pack for overall child wellbeing, with keiki falling behind in education and economic security markers but tracking ahead of most states in measures of health, family and community.
Not only is there a racial disparity in suspensions, but the days lost to that punishment in the islands far exceed the national average, according to a new analysis.
A nonprofit organization with the willingness and the resources to produce a financial transparency model for education spending is being thwarted by the state.