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New federal data shows continuing stark racial disparities in school disciplinary measures.
DOE takes steps to beef up its anti-bullying efforts, but it faces a lawsuit alleging schools didn’t stop the harassment of two students.
Catherine Payne wants the Hawaii Board of Education more involved in setting policy and more visible to the public.
A high school student was disciplined for rearranging the school flagpole to fly the Hawaiian flag above the U.S. flag.
Suzanne Mulcahy, who was an assistant superintendent on the central leadership team, was shifted to an interim principal position.
The Hawaii Department of Education says improvements have already been made, but the federal findings are bleak.
Honolulu police say there have been more than a dozen social media posts since January threatening violence at Oahu schools.
After another gun-related massacre on an American campus, lawmakers consider requiring interior door locks and intercom systems.
The action was taken in response to Civil Beat’s report on the lack of girls’ athletic locker rooms at several high schools.
Federal law requires gender equity, but that’s not happening in places like Campbell High School.
The Hawaii teachers union is also pushing lawmakers to place a tax increase proposal on the ballot this year to pay for improving schools.