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DOE Official Fined For Using State Resources On Her Doctoral Work Civil Beat file photo

DOE Official Fined For Using State Resources On Her Doctoral Work

The Department of Education has now opened its own investigation of Suzanne Mulcahy.
What If A Missile Scare Happened On A School Day? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What If A Missile Scare Happened On A School Day?

Hawaii schools sent letters to parents saying they are holding drills to prepare students and staff for emergency situations.
An Inside Look At Ige’s Request For Millions More In Education Spending Cory Lum/Civil Beat

An Inside Look At Ige’s Request For Millions More In Education Spending

It’s far less than the DOE sought, but there’s hope for “more of a focus on education” in state government.

Hawaii Looks To Spur School Creativity With ‘Innovation Grants’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Looks To Spur School Creativity With ‘Innovation Grants’

Up to $250,000 will be available for the right idea and a two-year plan to implement it.

Hawaii’s Expanding Hunt For The Elusive Schoolteacher Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Expanding Hunt For The Elusive Schoolteacher

Superintendent Christina Kishimoto wants to look in new directions — including foreign countries — to address the shortage of instructors.

Why Vocational Education Is Back In Vogue in Some Hawaii Schools Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why Vocational Education Is Back In Vogue in Some Hawaii Schools

With only about half of Hawaii’s high school graduates going to college, schools are placing more emphasis on career and technical training.

Charter School Debuts An Online Hawaiian-English Dictionary Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Charter School Debuts An Online Hawaiian-English Dictionary

Students at the immersion school say the product could prepare them for a vocabulary test. But it’s also designed for the wider community.

How ‘Zombie Maze’  Is Teaching Hawaii Kids Computer Science Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How ‘Zombie Maze’ Is Teaching Hawaii Kids Computer Science

Some schools are making headway in the subject, but huge challenges remain. Better-paying jobs are at stake.

Hawaii Has Fewer Certified Teachers This Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Has Fewer Certified Teachers This Year

Board of Education members want state officials to rethink how they plan to recruit and retain new teachers in the long run.

Educators: Pidgin Belongs In Hawaii Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Educators: Pidgin Belongs In Hawaii Schools

The language that emerged from Hawaii’s blending of cultures “is something we have to embrace,” says a high school principal.

How Hawaii Schools Are Rethinking Social Studies Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Hawaii Schools Are Rethinking Social Studies

Teachers supplement history lessons with real-world projects that encourage students to take action in their communities.

Preschool In Hawaii: Expensive And ‘Ridiculously Hard to Find’ Suevon Lee

Preschool In Hawaii: Expensive And ‘Ridiculously Hard to Find’

Hawaii lags much of the nation in spending on state-funded preschool. But it is taking new steps to expand access, including opening five new classrooms next year.

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