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Civil Beat’s Virtual Education Event Digs Into Distance Learning

Civil Beat’s Virtual Education Event Digs Into Distance Learning

The panel discussion highlighted how Hawaii leaders have an opportunity to “build up something that is more equitable and fair and just.”

Teachers, Just Like Other Working Parents, Are In A Bind Over Lack Of Child Care Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Teachers, Just Like Other Working Parents, Are In A Bind Over Lack Of Child Care

Many child care centers have shuttered, delayed reopening or increased tuition due to the pandemic. That leaves many teachers who need to return to their classrooms with few options for their kids.

Punahou Coach Accused Of Sex Abuse Went On To Other Schools

Punahou Coach Accused Of Sex Abuse Went On To Other Schools

The women accusing him of sexual assault say Punahou knew about his behavior since 2003. But he’s coached at three other schools and a club team since Punahou.

Hawaii DOE Cancels All School Travel Outside State Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii DOE Cancels All School Travel Outside State

The order, which comes as spring break nears, does not impact inter-island travel.

Chad Blair: Lawmakers Take A Stand For The First Amendment Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Lawmakers Take A Stand For The First Amendment

House Bill 1529 calls for allowing student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press.

Saiki Proposes Tax Funding Measure To Raise Teacher Pay Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Saiki Proposes Tax Funding Measure To Raise Teacher Pay

Under the House Speaker’s plan, voters could approve a constitutional amendment giving the Hawaii Board of Education power to increase property taxes.

Hawaii Leaders Back Ambitious Plan To Rapidly Expand Preschool Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Leaders Back Ambitious Plan To Rapidly Expand Preschool

The immediate goal of the five-year plan is to increase the number of pre-K classrooms in the state by 100 a year.

Hawaii Schools May Soon Experience A Wave of Retirements Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools May Soon Experience A Wave of Retirements

Three of the state’s 15 complex area superintendents are leaving this school year. Many more school officials will soon be eligible to retire.

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