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Hawaii Teacher: How Jobs At Public And Private Schools Compare PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Teacher: How Jobs At Public And Private Schools Compare

A lot of public school teachers have been lured to private schools by modern facilities and smaller classes. Here’s what some said about their experiences.

ACLU Demands Equal Treatment For Female Athletes In Hawaii Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

ACLU Demands Equal Treatment For Female Athletes In Hawaii Schools

The action was taken in response to Civil Beat’s report on the lack of girls’ athletic locker rooms at several high schools.

$20 Million Facelift For Popular UH Library Is Among Ige’s Requests Civil Beat

$20 Million Facelift For Popular UH Library Is Among Ige’s Requests

The governor’s supplemental budget proposal is one small step toward addressing the university system’s maintenance backlog.

Emotions 101: Why Hawaii Schools Are Focusing On Feelings Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

Emotions 101: Why Hawaii Schools Are Focusing On Feelings

Hawaii schools have joined a growing educational movement that emphasizes “whole child” development, not just academics.

Missing School Has Become A Huge Problem in Hawaii

Missing School Has Become A Huge Problem in Hawaii

A Waianae school, where 40 percent of students are chronically absent, is trying home visits and a partnership with family court to keep kids in class.

Can School Gardens Get Kids To Eat Their Vegetables? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can School Gardens Get Kids To Eat Their Vegetables?

More than 80 percent of Hawaii schools have some kind of garden, part of a booming, nationwide farm-to-school movement.
Hawaii Teacher Hopes To Win $100K In National Education Competition Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Teacher Hopes To Win $100K In National Education Competition

Patricia Morgan wants to boost Stevenson Middle School’s STEM program and “Innovative Invention Imaginarium.”

On Campus: We’re Taking A Fresh Look At Education In Hawaii Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

On Campus: We’re Taking A Fresh Look At Education In Hawaii

Civil Beat's new podcast series takes you inside the first year of a startup arts integration charter school in Wahiawa.
Preschool In Hawaii: Expensive And ‘Ridiculously Hard to Find’ Suevon Lee

Preschool In Hawaii: Expensive And ‘Ridiculously Hard to Find’

Hawaii lags much of the nation in spending on state-funded preschool. But it is taking new steps to expand access, including opening five new classrooms next year.

New Hawaii Schools Chief’s First Priority: Listening Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Hawaii Schools Chief’s First Priority: Listening

Christina Kishimoto plans on visiting all the islands in her first six months to talk with educators and students.

Say Aloha To Suevon Lee, Civil Beat’s New Education Reporter Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Say Aloha To Suevon Lee, Civil Beat’s New Education Reporter

We’re expanding our coverage of education and schools in Hawaii, thanks to a grant from the Chamberlin Family Foundation.

Hawaii Teacher: Socrates Had It All Wrong On Technology And Education Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Teacher: Socrates Had It All Wrong On Technology And Education

Some people think the internet will ruin young minds, but it’s a tool that teachers must learn to use properly.

Education in Hawaii