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Hawaii Teacher Evaluation Concerns Keep State, Union From Agreement

Hawaii Teacher Evaluation Concerns Keep State, Union From Agreement

Productive negotiations dissolve this week; union president doesn't want to rush teachers.
FBI Drops Investigation of Hawaii School Bus Company Collusion Flickr.com

FBI Drops Investigation of Hawaii School Bus Company Collusion

Federal probe ends as state moves to fix student transportation program.
Hawaii Lawmakers: How Much Will School Bus Overhaul Cost Us?

Hawaii Lawmakers: How Much Will School Bus Overhaul Cost Us?

Neither consultant nor district can put a price tag on reform.
Board Members Want More Answers From Consultant’s Bus Study

Board Members Want More Answers From Consultant’s Bus Study

Lack of data is a problem in dealing with rising costs.
Hawaii Ethics Commission: Charter School Workers Are State Employees Flickr: James Cridland

Hawaii Ethics Commission: Charter School Workers Are State Employees

Still no ruling on whether Big Island charter school employee violated ethics code.
Taken For A Ride: Hawaii School Bus Study Pau, But DOE Not Making It Public Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Taken For A Ride: Hawaii School Bus Study Pau, But DOE Not Making It Public

Long-awaited consultant's report submitted Monday, but department won't release it yet.
Teachers Union Launches Website for New Contract

Teachers Union Launches Website for New Contract

Negotiations set to resume this month but HSTA less than optimistic.
Board Chair: Schools’ Brick-And-Mortar Projects ‘Woefully’ Underfunded

Board Chair: Schools’ Brick-And-Mortar Projects ‘Woefully’ Underfunded

Mixed reaction to Hawaii education officials' outside-the-box ideas to bring facilities into 21st Century.