Most neighbor island schools will now start with all distance learning as HSTA pressures the administration.
Parents may have to sign off that they “voluntarily assume the risk” of their child contracting COVID-19 in the classroom.
UPDATED. The announcement comes after calls from the state teachers union to move to online classrooms for the first quarter.
University researchers have produced estimates, visualized by The New York Times, that show how school size relates to COVID-19 infection rates.
The proposal still must be approved by the state Board of Education.
The panel discussion highlighted how Hawaii leaders have an opportunity to “build up something that is more equitable and fair and just.”
Many child care centers have shuttered, delayed reopening or increased tuition due to the pandemic. That leaves many teachers who need to return to their classrooms with few options for their kids.
The women accusing him of sexual assault say Punahou knew about his behavior since 2003. But he’s coached at three other schools and a club team since Punahou.