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Eric Stinton: How We All Survived A Semester Of Zoom Classes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Eric Stinton: How We All Survived A Semester Of Zoom Classes

A lot of challenges were both expected and inevitable. And there have been bright spots and silver linings that I couldn’t have predicted.

The First Grades Of The New School Year Are In — And Hawaii’s Students Are Struggling Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The First Grades Of The New School Year Are In — And Hawaii’s Students Are Struggling

Superintendent Christina Kishimoto stressed that the first-quarter grades should be seen as progress reports and not year-end evaluations.

The Latest Cuts In Education Fail Hawaiians — And All Of Us Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Latest Cuts In Education Fail Hawaiians — And All Of Us

The state of Hawaii has a legal and moral obligation to provide an educational system that promotes Hawaiian language, culture and history.

School Funds, Special Education Programs Face Cuts In DOE Budget Proposal Cory Lum/Civil Beat

School Funds, Special Education Programs Face Cuts In DOE Budget Proposal

Hawaii State Teachers Association warns that proposed cuts could mean a loss of 1,000 teacher positions.

DOE Chief: $100M Budget Reduction Could Be ‘Decimating’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

DOE Chief: $100M Budget Reduction Could Be ‘Decimating’

School leaders are preparing contingency plans due to huge funding shortfalls brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Lawsuit Filed In Kamehameha Schools Abuse Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Lawsuit Filed In Kamehameha Schools Abuse Case

Sexual abuse allegations mount after the school paid an $80 million settlement agreement in 2018.

Hawaii Teachers React To How Biden Presidency Might Reshape Education Policy Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Hawaii Teachers React To How Biden Presidency Might Reshape Education Policy

Improved civil rights protections for students, a renewed national focus on schools and the next secretary of education are top of mind.

DOE Report: Acellus Online Curriculum Violated Religion, Discrimination Policies Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Report: Acellus Online Curriculum Violated Religion, Discrimination Policies

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.”

Can Hawaii Bring Students Back To The Classroom Safely Yet? Courtesy: Punahou School

Can Hawaii Bring Students Back To The Classroom Safely Yet?

Evolving COVID-19 guidelines and a patchwork plan among public and private schools leaves the state without a cohesive strategy.

Education in Hawaii