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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.
Would Gay Marriage Bring the ‘Homosexual Lifestyle’ to Hawaii Students? Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Would Gay Marriage Bring the ‘Homosexual Lifestyle’ to Hawaii Students?

State officials dismiss fears that legalizing same-sex marriage will affect school curriculum.
Hawaii Teacher: Creating The Perfect Bubble For Better Learning

Hawaii Teacher: Creating The Perfect Bubble For Better Learning

The classroom would be a focused place where students deserved a higher level of respect and attention.
Hawaii Preschool Plan in Crunch as Advocates Vow to Restore Funding

Hawaii Preschool Plan in Crunch as Advocates Vow to Restore Funding

House Finance Committee eliminated $32 million needed to fund School Readiness program.
Can or No Can? Pidgin Speakers in the Workforce

Can or No Can? Pidgin Speakers in the Workforce

Will eradicating Pidgin from schools make students more career ready?
Are Hawaii Schools Doing Enough to Prevent Youth Sports Concussions?

Are Hawaii Schools Doing Enough to Prevent Youth Sports Concussions?

UPDATED Hawaii high schoolers reported nearly 900 concussions during the 2011-2012 school year.
Hawaii Governor’s Preschool Program Gets a Boost from Obama Alia Wong/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor’s Preschool Program Gets a Boost from Obama

Obama's proposed program would help states fund early education services for lower- and middle-income children.
Hawaii Preschool Initiative Passes First Test Flickr: Grant Barrett

Hawaii Preschool Initiative Passes First Test

Education committees have approved several measures that aim to provide preschool for all of Hawaii's 4-year-olds.
UH Students: We Had No Idea Our Dorm’s Security Cameras Were Broken

UH Students: We Had No Idea Our Dorm’s Security Cameras Were Broken

The university is fixing cameras in Frear Hall that haven't been working for months.
Hawaii Teacher: The Four-Letter Word I Think Of All Day Long Fotolia

Hawaii Teacher: The Four-Letter Word I Think Of All Day Long

Teaching is an exercise in hope — for both teachers and students.
Education in Hawaii