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$10M Federal COVID-19 Grant Focuses On Teacher Training Hawaii Department of Education

$10M Federal COVID-19 Grant Focuses On Teacher Training

An initial report lays out how Hawaii education leaders plan to use the CARES Act money.

Analysis: Hawaii Students Most At Risk Of Learning Loss Screenshot from EdWeek Research Center

Analysis: Hawaii Students Most At Risk Of Learning Loss

The study was based off a one-week snapshot of U.S. Census Bureau data from May during nationwide school closures.

Hawaii Principals Are Left To Trust Their ‘Gut’ On How To Reopen Schools PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Principals Are Left To Trust Their ‘Gut’ On How To Reopen Schools

The responsibility has fallen to local administrators as the Department of Education continues to wait on COVID-19 guidance from the Department of Health.

DOE Announces 13 Cases Of COVID-19 In Schools On Oahu, Kauai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Announces 13 Cases Of COVID-19 In Schools On Oahu, Kauai

Most neighbor island schools will now start with all distance learning as HSTA pressures the administration.

Private Schools Debate Requiring Waivers For Students To Return Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Private Schools Debate Requiring Waivers For Students To Return

Parents may have to sign off that they “voluntarily assume the risk” of their child contracting COVID-19 in the classroom.

Oahu Students Will Move To Distance Learning Through Sept. 12 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu Students Will Move To Distance Learning Through Sept. 12

UPDATED. The announcement comes after calls from the state teachers union to move to online classrooms for the first quarter.

New Projections Show Risk Of Infected Students At School Screenshot

New Projections Show Risk Of Infected Students At School

University researchers have produced estimates, visualized by The New York Times, that show how school size relates to COVID-19 infection rates.

HSTA, DOE Strike Deal To Push Back Start Of New School Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HSTA, DOE Strike Deal To Push Back Start Of New School Year

The proposal still must be approved by the state Board of Education.

UH Regents Defer Vote On Budget Planning Proposal Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UH Regents Defer Vote On Budget Planning Proposal

The board is expected to take up the resolution in August.

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