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DOE Announces 13 Cases Of COVID-19 In Schools On Oahu, Kauai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Announces 13 Cases Of COVID-19 In Schools On Oahu, Kauai

Most neighbor island schools will now start with all distance learning as HSTA pressures the administration.

Private Schools Debate Requiring Waivers For Students To Return Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Private Schools Debate Requiring Waivers For Students To Return

Parents may have to sign off that they “voluntarily assume the risk” of their child contracting COVID-19 in the classroom.

Oahu Students Will Move To Distance Learning Through Sept. 12 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu Students Will Move To Distance Learning Through Sept. 12

UPDATED. The announcement comes after calls from the state teachers union to move to online classrooms for the first quarter.

New Projections Show Risk Of Infected Students At School Screenshot

New Projections Show Risk Of Infected Students At School

University researchers have produced estimates, visualized by The New York Times, that show how school size relates to COVID-19 infection rates.

HSTA, DOE Strike Deal To Push Back Start Of New School Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

HSTA, DOE Strike Deal To Push Back Start Of New School Year

The proposal still must be approved by the state Board of Education.

UH Regents Defer Vote On Budget Planning Proposal Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UH Regents Defer Vote On Budget Planning Proposal

The board is expected to take up the resolution in August.

Civil Beat’s Virtual Education Event Digs Into Distance Learning

Civil Beat’s Virtual Education Event Digs Into Distance Learning

The panel discussion highlighted how Hawaii leaders have an opportunity to “build up something that is more equitable and fair and just.”

Teachers, Just Like Other Working Parents, Are In A Bind Over Lack Of Child Care Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Teachers, Just Like Other Working Parents, Are In A Bind Over Lack Of Child Care

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.

Punahou Coach Accused Of Sex Abuse Went On To Other Schools

Punahou Coach Accused Of Sex Abuse Went On To Other Schools

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.

Education in Hawaii