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It’s far less than the DOE sought, but there’s hope for “more of a focus on education” in state government.
Up to $250,000 will be available for the right idea and a two-year plan to implement it.
Superintendent Christina Kishimoto wants to look in new directions — including foreign countries — to address the shortage of instructors.
With only about half of Hawaii’s high school graduates going to college, schools are placing more emphasis on career and technical training.
Students at the immersion school say the product could prepare them for a vocabulary test. But it’s also designed for the wider community.
Some schools are making headway in the subject, but huge challenges remain. Better-paying jobs are at stake.
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.