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Bill Still Alive: Bullying ‘Not Something That Is Going to Go Away’ Diego Grez via Wikimedia

Bill Still Alive: Bullying ‘Not Something That Is Going to Go Away’

Comprehensive bullying legislation failed to make it out of conference committee this session, but lawmakers say they are optimistic moving forward.
Brigham Young University Gets New Leader in Hawaii BYU-Hawaii

Brigham Young University Gets New Leader in Hawaii

John Tanner, a former professor and college administrator at BYU-Provo, will take over as president of the Oahu college in July.
Hawaii’s Preschool Open Doors Funding May Continue PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Preschool Open Doors Funding May Continue

Legislators' last-ditch effort could maintain current funding levels. Little else was accomplished this session for early childhood education.
Heald College Ceases Operations With One Day’s Notice

Heald College Ceases Operations With One Day’s Notice

UPDATE: Students in Honolulu find themselves without a school just days into spring quarter after Corinthian Colleges suddenly shutters its remaining 28 campuses.
House, Senate Lawmakers Debate Education Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House, Senate Lawmakers Debate Education Bills

Hawaii legislators say they're close to an agreement on many bills.
Student Group Hopes to Cool Schools Down PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Student Group Hopes to Cool Schools Down

Recently launched crowdfunding effort could provide template for other students to tackle lack of air conditioning in classrooms, student leaders say.
Denby Fawcett: Doing it Right at Waikiki Elementary School Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Doing it Right at Waikiki Elementary School

An academy on the slopes of Diamond Head is turning out some of the best public school teachers in the state.
Ige Names 3 New Members to Hawaii Board of Education Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Names 3 New Members to Hawaii Board of Education

Governor nominates Mizumoto, Minn, Cox to fill seats for members whose terms are expiring.
Anti-Bullying Measure: A Bill Whose Time Has Finally Come Twentyfour Students via Flickr

Anti-Bullying Measure: A Bill Whose Time Has Finally Come

Hawaii students are more likely to be bullied and attempt suicide than the national average. House Bill 819 would change the way we approach this challenge.
Education in Hawaii