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Heald College Ceases Operations With One Day’s Notice

Heald College Ceases Operations With One Day’s Notice

UPDATE: Students in Honolulu find themselves without a school just days into spring quarter after Corinthian Colleges suddenly shutters its remaining 28 campuses.
House, Senate Lawmakers Debate Education Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House, Senate Lawmakers Debate Education Bills

Hawaii legislators say they're close to an agreement on many bills.
Student Group Hopes to Cool Schools Down PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Student Group Hopes to Cool Schools Down

Recently launched crowdfunding effort could provide template for other students to tackle lack of air conditioning in classrooms, student leaders say.
Denby Fawcett: Doing it Right at Waikiki Elementary School Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Doing it Right at Waikiki Elementary School

An academy on the slopes of Diamond Head is turning out some of the best public school teachers in the state.
Ige Names 3 New Members to Hawaii Board of Education Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Names 3 New Members to Hawaii Board of Education

Governor nominates Mizumoto, Minn, Cox to fill seats for members whose terms are expiring.
Anti-Bullying Measure: A Bill Whose Time Has Finally Come Twentyfour Students via Flickr

Anti-Bullying Measure: A Bill Whose Time Has Finally Come

Hawaii students are more likely to be bullied and attempt suicide than the national average. House Bill 819 would change the way we approach this challenge.
Nozoe Leaving Hawaii DOE for Post at Federal Level Eugene Tanner/U.S. DOE

Nozoe Leaving Hawaii DOE for Post at Federal Level

State's chief academic officer will be the deputy assistant secretary for policy and programs at the U.S. DOE.
Youth Get Glimpse of Future on Job Shadowing Day KITV 4 News

Youth Get Glimpse of Future on Job Shadowing Day

The Sustainable Hawaii Youth leadership Initiative's spring break in the workplace featured future engineers, a prospective lawmaker and an aspiring journalist.
Kim Coco: Contradictory Efforts on School Bullying, Workplace Harassment Diego Grez via Wikimedia

Kim Coco: Contradictory Efforts on School Bullying, Workplace Harassment

As Hawaii moves forward with anti-bullying efforts to protect our children, we should not move backward on anti-harassment protections for workers. 
Hawaii Legislature Should Expand Preschool Programs Alia Wong/Civil Beat

Hawaii Legislature Should Expand Preschool Programs

At the same time, the state Department of Education needs to make sure it participates in federal grant programs that help pay for early education opportunities.
Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

Aiona, Ige Largely Like-Minded on Needed Education Reform

But the top Hawaii gubernatorial candidates disagree about giving public money to private preschools.
Hawaii Loses Money as International Student Population Shrinks

Hawaii Loses Money as International Student Population Shrinks

Universities are ramping up efforts to attract foreign students who contribute to the state's economy.
Education in Hawaii