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Hawaii State Teachers Association

Hawaii Monitor: Order Blocks Enforcement of Ban on Teachers’ Flyers Meliha Gojak/iStock

Hawaii Monitor: Order Blocks Enforcement of Ban on Teachers’ Flyers

Teachers can continue to put campaign flyers in school mailboxes, at least for now.
Teachers Union Axed Preschool Ballot Campaign to Avoid Breaking Hawaii Law Alia Wong/Civil Beat

Teachers Union Axed Preschool Ballot Campaign to Avoid Breaking Hawaii Law

The HSTA instead formed a separate "ballot issue committee" to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment.
Instructors Ask if Hawaii’s New Teacher Evaluation System Fails Students

Instructors Ask if Hawaii’s New Teacher Evaluation System Fails Students

The system being tested out at all public schools this year will affect most teachers' pay starting in 2015-2016.
Making Waves: Corey Rosenlee Is Shaking Up Hawaii Education

Making Waves: Corey Rosenlee Is Shaking Up Hawaii Education

A grassroots movement wants better teacher wages and classrooms from the state — in the name of the keiki.
Gov: Teachers Union Leaders Holding Up New Contract Agreement

Gov: Teachers Union Leaders Holding Up New Contract Agreement

Abercrombie says another imposed teacher contract may happen.
Hawaii Teachers Union Asks Lawmakers To Force Labor Board’s Hand

Hawaii Teachers Union Asks Lawmakers To Force Labor Board’s Hand

HSTA pushes bill requiring a labor board decision within 30 days of last hearing.
State Rejects Hawaii Teachers Union’s ‘Billion-Dollar’ Contract Offer

State Rejects Hawaii Teachers Union’s ‘Billion-Dollar’ Contract Offer

School board member calls the proposal disappointing and too costly. Talks to resume next week.
What’s Going On With Hawaii Ed Task Force On Teacher Evaluations? Fotalia

What’s Going On With Hawaii Ed Task Force On Teacher Evaluations?

Critics say little is getting accomplished with the group, which met four times last year.
Teachers Union Wants What UPW Got — Bigger Raises, Better Benefits

Teachers Union Wants What UPW Got — Bigger Raises, Better Benefits

Hawaii State Teachers Association's proposed contract calls for 4 percent raises, new evaluation system.
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.
Hawaii Teachers Can’t Strike, But They Can Do Only The Minimum

Hawaii Teachers Can’t Strike, But They Can Do Only The Minimum

Teachers hope "work-to-rule" protests put pressure on governor to approve a new contract.
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