The new federal guidance urges schools to fully reopen by fall and suggests only unvaccinated students need to wear masks indoors.
The 15-day program will be supported by federal stimulus funds intended to address pandemic learning loss among Hawaii’s disproportionately impacted youth.
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.