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DOE Shuffles Leadership In Curriculum Office Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Shuffles Leadership In Curriculum Office

Hawaii’s school chief has removed the head of the office responsible for overseeing the transition to online learning.

Failing A Class Could Get Your Student Back To School Sooner Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Failing A Class Could Get Your Student Back To School Sooner

Failing marks can now fast-track some kids to in-person instruction so they don’t suffer trying to learn from home.

Military Family Struggles To Find School Routine That Works Courtesy of Misha Ross

Military Family Struggles To Find School Routine That Works

Distractions while learning from home have made it hard for the kids to stay focused to online classes.

DOE Officials Have Spent $38M On Devices For Students Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Officials Have Spent $38M On Devices For Students

Hawaii school officials have purchased 49,000 computers for students but 23,000 have yet to be delivered.

Hawaii Ed Board Chair Expects Acellus To ‘Drop Dead’ By End Of School Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Ed Board Chair Expects Acellus To ‘Drop Dead’ By End Of School Year

The online curriculum, which some principals have rejected for racist content, is likely on its way out.

Board of Ed Settles Sunshine Lawsuit, Will Rehear Petition Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Board of Ed Settles Sunshine Lawsuit, Will Rehear Petition

Sunny Unga’s lawsuit was spurred by plans to construct new windmills by Kahuku Elementary without the school community’s input.

$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.

Education in Hawaii