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Hawaii State Teachers Association

Drug Testing Policy for Hawaii Teachers the National Norm

Drug Testing Policy for Hawaii Teachers the National Norm

Random drug testing made HSTA's contract stand out.

Gov Cayetano Responds to Article On Teachers Strike

It will be a long time before teachers earn back what they lost in 2001.

Report Card on a Teachers Strike: Lessons From 2001

Teachers' anger at governor about their new contract harkens to earlier walkout.

HSTA Pay Cuts Comparable To HGEA’s

Are Hawaii teachers hit harder by salary cuts than other public workers?

No Legal Action By Hawaii Teachers Union — Yet

HSTA leaders promised Friday they would file a complaint against the state.

Union Rep: Gov Failed to Bargain In ‘Good Faith’

Grievance rep for Hawaii teachers union explains why educators are angry with new contract.

Key Education Reforms Depend on Bargaining

Hawaii lawmakers last year promised a longer school day and teacher accountability — but reforms hinge on success of union negotiations.
Opposition to Appointed BOE Grew in Final Days

Opposition to Appointed BOE Grew in Final Days

Analysis shows more "no" votes on election day than during absentee voting, after anti-amendment TV ads.

A Surprising Conversation with Teachers Union President

HSTA President Wil Okabe told Civil Beat he wasn't shocked that Abercrombie voted for the appointed board of education amendment.
HSTA to Teachers: “NO”

HSTA to Teachers: “NO”

Hawaii's teachers union has come out with its official stance on the Nov. 2 ballot initiative for an appointed board of education: It doesn't like the idea.
Teachers Union Endorses Abercrombie For Governor

Teachers Union Endorses Abercrombie For Governor

The Hawaii State Teachers Association today endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Neil Abercrombie.
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