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State Education Board Plans To Lobby Legislature Directly Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Education Board Plans To Lobby Legislature Directly

The BOE wants to help field questions about the byzantine inner workings of the budget for public schools.

Delays, Denials, Wasted Tax Dollars: DOE’s Troubled Treatment Of Injured Workers

Delays, Denials, Wasted Tax Dollars: DOE’s Troubled Treatment Of Injured Workers

A Civil Beat investigation found frequent shortcomings with how Hawaii’s education department handles workers’ comp claims.

The Fight Against Flight At Hawaii’s Public Middle Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Fight Against Flight At Hawaii’s Public Middle Schools

Educators know they have to persuade parents that this isn’t the time to send their kids to private school — or a different public school.

Hawaii Public Schools Sued Over Unequal Treatment Of Female Athletes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Public Schools Sued Over Unequal Treatment Of Female Athletes

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.

Want To Teach In Hawaii? The Job Often Comes With A Big Pay Cut Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Want To Teach In Hawaii? The Job Often Comes With A Big Pay Cut

Teachers from the mainland only get credit for a few years of seniority, creating another challenge in efforts to address Hawaii’s teacher shortage.

Hawaii Aims To Quicken The Pace Of School Repairs Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Hawaii Aims To Quicken The Pace Of School Repairs

The Department of Education wants to demystify how it is handling a hefty repair and maintenance backlog.

Protections For Transgender Kids Still Spotty Inside Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Protections For Transgender Kids Still Spotty Inside Schools

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?

For Four Generations, Teaching Has Been ‘The Family Business’ Courtesy Shane Albritton

For Four Generations, Teaching Has Been ‘The Family Business’

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.

Hawaii Needs A School Bullying Policy Worthy Of Its Students Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Needs A School Bullying Policy Worthy Of Its Students

The Department of Education is seeking public input on revising its outdated rules. The Legislature should pitch in as well.

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