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Information on bad teachers, including details of misconduct and current status, is hard to get in Hawaii, despite a state law requiring its release.
Concerns were raised after the board voted in executive session to reward the state superintendent with an additional contract year.
The state was told in January its administrative law does not comply with federal anti-discrimination regulations.
Despite “mixed” reviews of their performance last year, the charters deserve more taxpayer money, the board says.
Christina Kishimoto plans on visiting all the islands in her first six months to talk with educators and students.
The two candidates from the mainland both emphasized educational equity and prioritizing teacher input.
Most people testifying at an education board meeting Tuesday questioned the process.
The state has delayed the superintendent search amid worries that a former school board member might be getting favorable treatment.
A new report reveals that hiring practices for some employees have gotten worse, not better, in the past four years.
A new top administrator for Hawaii’s public schools should be selected by June, according to the plan.