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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.
Hawaii Employers No Help For Working Parents In Need Of Child Care Flickr: Grant Barrett

Hawaii Employers No Help For Working Parents In Need Of Child Care

Local companies have yet to catch on to the onsite child care trend.
Funding the Missing Link For Hawaii’s Public Preschool Program

Funding the Missing Link For Hawaii’s Public Preschool Program

The pilot program, set for the 2014 school year, would serve 3,500 4-year-olds.
Hawaii Teacher: Children Are Left Behind With Elephants In The Room

Hawaii Teacher: Children Are Left Behind With Elephants In The Room

Students graduate from Pahoa High not knowing how to look up a book and check one out.
Education in Hawaii