A lot of challenges were both expected and inevitable. And there have been bright spots and silver linings that I couldn’t have predicted.
Superintendent Christina Kishimoto stressed that the first-quarter grades should be seen as progress reports and not year-end evaluations.
The state of Hawaii has a legal and moral obligation to provide an educational system that promotes Hawaiian language, culture and history.
Hawaii State Teachers Association warns that proposed cuts could mean a loss of 1,000 teacher positions.
School leaders are preparing contingency plans due to huge funding shortfalls brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sexual abuse allegations mount after the school paid an $80 million settlement agreement in 2018.
Improved civil rights protections for students, a renewed national focus on schools and the next secretary of education are top of mind.
The Hawaii Department of Education’s internal review of the remote learning tool found the inappropriate content in lessons to be “severe, pervasive and persistent.”
Evolving COVID-19 guidelines and a patchwork plan among public and private schools leaves the state without a cohesive strategy.