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UPDATED: The ACLU lawsuit comes 10 months after the group sent a demand letter to the state Department of Education over the lack of a girls locker room at Campbell High.
Teachers from the mainland only get credit for a few years of seniority, creating another challenge in efforts to address Hawaii’s teacher shortage.
It’s been three years since the Hawaii Department of Education issued guidance around transgender student protections. But how widely have those policies been implemented in the schools?
In 1921, Ethel Day was recruited from Illinois to teach in Honolulu. She would be the first in a line of Hawaii school teachers that spans nearly a century.
The Department of Education is seeking public input on revising its outdated rules. The Legislature should pitch in as well.
The Department of Education has historically opposed legislation, saying its own policies will be sufficient. But the lawsuits keep coming.
UPDATED: The Board of Education approved the department’s proposal to make bullying a Class A offense — among several revisions to its student misconduct code.
The proposed raises would be at slightly lower percentages than DOE employees represented by unions.
The July agreement pertains to a claim that school officials failed to address anti-gay slurs directed at two Big Island students.
The Legislature will be asked to replace money from an expiring federal grant that helped establish 18 pre-K charter classrooms.
The state was told in January its administrative law does not comply with federal anti-discrimination regulations.