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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.

A Later Start Time May Be Helping This School’s Students Succeed

A Later Start Time May Be Helping This School’s Students Succeed

Students report better health and grades since Kaimuki High School switched its opening bell from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Hawaii Department Of Education Prepares For Changes At The Top Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Department Of Education Prepares For Changes At The Top

Future Superintendent Christina Kishimoto talks about educational equity and implementing the state’s new strategic plan.

School Superintendent Selection Looms As 2 Finalists Speak Cory Lum/Civil Beat

School Superintendent Selection Looms As 2 Finalists Speak

The two candidates from the mainland both emphasized educational equity and prioritizing teacher input.

Reader Rep: Focus On Where You Went To High School Is Misleading

Reader Rep: Focus On Where You Went To High School Is Misleading

Hawaii’s elitist class and a counterculture response can get complicated, especially for the news media.

School Chief Search Resumes After Candidate Withdraws Cory Lum/Civil Beat

School Chief Search Resumes After Candidate Withdraws

The Board of Education says grant money to help pay for the search is also back on track after Darrel Galera backed out.

State To Schools: Customize Your Hawaiian Education Approach Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State To Schools: Customize Your Hawaiian Education Approach

The Na Hopena A’o program encourages new approaches to helping students appreciate the “Hawaiian perspective.”

Education in Hawaii