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Hawaii Schools Dump Distance Learning Program Over ‘Racist’ Content Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools Dump Distance Learning Program Over ‘Racist’ Content

The Department of Education approved Acellus Learning Accelerator as an option for students learning remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

School Nurses Turn To Telehealth To Reach Students

School Nurses Turn To Telehealth To Reach Students

The Hawaii Keiki program to expand school-based health options for students started a health hotline after schools closed because of the pandemic.

Hawaii Is Spending $16M In Federal Aid For Summer Learning Programs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Is Spending $16M In Federal Aid For Summer Learning Programs

The money is part of a broader $43 million the Hawaii Department of Education received from a federal coronavirus relief package.

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.

Hawaii Schools Under Pressure To Provide More Data About Remote Learning Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools Under Pressure To Provide More Data About Remote Learning

Since the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools in March, the Hawaii schools chief says 80% to 95% of students have “consistent access to education material.”

Hawaii School Superintendent Gets ‘Effective’ Rating From Board Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii School Superintendent Gets ‘Effective’ Rating From Board

But the Board of Education scored the school chief poorly in areas like operations, resource and personnel management.

Three More Accuse Punahou’s Former Basketball Coach Of Sexual Abuse Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Three More Accuse Punahou’s Former Basketball Coach Of Sexual Abuse

The former assistant girls basketball coach was accused by two other students in 2018.

Community Groups Offer Free Lunch To Kids Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Community Groups Offer Free Lunch To Kids

The grab-and-go meals at a handful of sites around Oahu supplement the DOE’s own meal service which began this week while schools are closed.

Building A Hawaiian Language Curriculum Classroom By Classroom April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Building A Hawaiian Language Curriculum Classroom By Classroom

As Hawaiian immersion programs soar in popularity, the lack of a common curriculum remains a big challenge.

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