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Sunday, May 29, 2022
Report: Federal funding flaw shortchanges Hawaii's school nutrition programs
By Selected News Articles @ 3:40 AM :: 107 Views :: Education K-12

... The Hawaii State Department of Education is paying tens of millions of dollars to feed Hawaiian school children due to a flaw in the funding method used by the federal government ....

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Sunday, May 29, 2022
83 public schools to offer summer meals
By News Release @ 3:35 AM :: 105 Views :: Education K-12

... to ensure that children continue to receive balanced nutrition during the summer break ....

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Monday, May 23, 2022
Ige Signs HB1848: “Hawaii Student Journalism Protection Act”
By News Release @ 5:56 PM :: 272 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment

... Hawaii is the sixteenth state to adopt such protections, known nationally as “New Voices” laws. ...

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Friday, May 20, 2022
Split BOE selects Keith Hayashi as superintendent
By News Release @ 1:01 PM :: 727 Views :: Education K-12

... Hayashi will be a Superintendent for People who think things are just fine at DoE ....

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Thursday, May 12, 2022
Interior Department Lumps Kamehameha and Lahaianaluna in with 'Indian Boarding Schools'
By News Release @ 2:53 AM :: 851 Views :: Akaka Bill, Education K-12, Hawaii History

"... 1819 to 1969, the federal Indian boarding school system consisted of 408 federal schools across 37 states or then territories, including 21 schools in Alaska and 7 schools in Hawaii ...." -- US DoI report

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Top 10 Hawaii Public High Schools Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 5:43 PM :: 934 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... from US News and World Report ....

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Sunday, May 1, 2022
Three DoE superintendent finalists revealed
By News Release @ 8:24 PM :: 636 Views :: Education K-12

... May 19 the board will interview and take action on the finalists at a special public meeting ....

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022
SB2819: Teacher pay bill emerges from conference committees
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 773 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... $7,000 pay hike and more fake 'professional development' time to escape actual teaching ....

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Class of 2022 high school graduation ceremonies scheduled
By News Release @ 4:26 AM :: 686 Views :: Education K-12

... dates and locations ....

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022
​One-time teacher pay increase could cost Hawaii millions
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 PM :: 749 Views :: Education K-12

... Senate Bill 2819 could cost the state $94 million, according to an estimate from the Senate Education Committee. The money would go to about 8,000 HSTA members ....

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Thursday, March 31, 2022
Ige Appoints Five to BoE and Two to BoR
By News Release @ 3:42 AM :: 888 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

 ... The appointments are subject to approval by the Senate .... 

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
More than 30 Hawaii VEX Robotics teams qualify for World event
By News Release @ 9:00 PM :: 547 Views :: Education K-12

... the Hawaii VEX Robotics State Championships held in February and March qualified 32 out of 77 Hawaii VEX robotics teams to advance to the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas, May 3-12 ....

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022
College enrollment down sharply
By News Release @ 4:28 AM :: 831 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... public universities were hit the hardest with a 13.2 drop in new freshmen enrollment over the two-year pandemic period ....

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Friday, March 25, 2022
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 11:55 PM :: 718 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

... HB1697 Becomes Resolution: Let the Keiki do the Dirty Work ....

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022
HB2125 Deferred: Would Criminalize Parental Involvement in Education
By Brett Kulbis @ 11:52 PM :: 2532 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment, COVID-19

... Senator Kidani Education Committee Chair, announced bill 2125 will be deferred, sighting a "fracturing of relationships between DOE and our special education families and community" ....

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Sunday, March 20, 2022
HSTA Seminar: How to Transsexualize K-12 Students
By News Release @ 8:07 PM :: 1870 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Labor

... The Hawaii State Teachers Association Human and Civil Rights (HCR) Committee is proud to present its 2022 Social Justice Summit on Sunday, April 3, on Zoom. This event is free and open to the public ....

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Sunday, March 13, 2022
Hawaii Family Forum Legislative Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 5:47 PM :: 1014 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Life

... HB1697 Sex Ed Bill Update and Rally ....

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Monday, March 7, 2022
HB1697: DoE to Promote Sex Change for K-12 Students
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 3:41 AM :: 1442 Views :: Education K-12, Family

... to teach our children that gender is "fluid", and that it is normal for kids to change orientation and identities ....

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Saturday, February 26, 2022
Heroic HSTA Steward Keeps Teachers out of Classroom
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 984 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

... In August 2021, nine teachers were absent from their classrooms, but the school could only secure four substitute teachers. So the principal, Thomas Swan, texted academic coaches and other non-classroom teachers to fill the remaining openings ....

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Saturday, February 26, 2022
SB3209: $16M Pay Hike and Less Classroom Time for Teachers
By News Release @ 10:52 PM :: 708 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... SB 3209 D1 would appropriate around $16 million to fund the restoration of 'professional development' for educators ....

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Sunday, February 20, 2022
SB2819: $26K Pay Hike for Teachers Outside Collective Bargaining
By News Release @ 2:10 AM :: 1291 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... 8,700 of Hawaii’s 13,500 public and charter school teachers would have their annual salaries adjusted anywhere from $7,700 to $26,000 under SB2819, depending on their years of service ....

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Friday, February 18, 2022
Student Press Freedom: Hawaii considers ‘New Voices’ legislation as Senate version clears first legislative hurdles
By Selected News Articles @ 12:57 PM :: 1028 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment

... Senate Bill 214, and its House companion HB 781, are patterned on the Student Press Law Center’s “New Voices” model legislation ....

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Waipahu HS Team Wins Hawaii Lifesmarts Competition
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 795 Views :: Education K-12

... The game-show style competition tests students on their knowledge of personal finance, health and safety, the environment, technology, and consumer rights and responsibilities through an individual test, “speed smarts” activity, and game-show style buzzer rounds ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Which States are Seeing the Biggest Interest in Homeschooling Amongst Parents?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:17 PM :: 966 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii ranks 13th ....

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
DoE, HPD Sued over Arrest of 10-year-old Girl
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 1332 Views :: Education K-12, Police

... The newly-filed lawsuit describes an incident in January 2020 in which N.B.–who is now twelve-years old–was handcuffed and arrested by HPD officers, and her mother was falsely detained by DOE officials, at Honowai Elementary School ....

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Thursday, January 20, 2022
Hawaii Communities Bring Hope, Can-Do Spirit to School Choice Week Celebrations
By News Release @ 3:55 PM :: 767 Views :: Education K-12

... As School Disruptions Continue, Families Call Attention to Educational Flexibility, Opportunity During Twelfth Annual Public Awareness Week ....

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
DoH Reduces School Quarantine Requirements, HSTA Complains
By News Release @ 1:18 AM :: 1049 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

... The HSTA hears that others were being told by the DOH that adults can return after five days “to sustain the workforce” ....

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Money and Power: HSTA Priorities for 2022 Legislature
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 929 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... HSTA’s Government Relations Committee spotlights priorities for the 2022 Legislature ....

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Thursday, December 30, 2021
COVID: HSTA Urges Sickout
By News Release @ 5:23 PM :: 1161 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

... HSTA encourages all of our members to ensure they stay home from work if they have mild symptoms, notify their health care provider, and get tested right away. HSTA members should know they have the right to request quarantine leave benefits ....

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Thursday, December 30, 2021
HIDOE schools expected to resume in-person learning following winter break
By News Release @ 1:56 AM :: 835 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

... With the continued support and guidance from the state Department of Health, the Department remains committed to full in-person learning during the second semester that begins next week ....

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Monday, December 20, 2021
Kalani HS and Waipahu HS will compete in Hawaii LifeSmarts State Competition
By News Release @ 3:39 AM :: 790 Views :: Education K-12

... The Virtual State Competition takes place on Saturday, February 12, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ....

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Monday, December 20, 2021
'Affordable Connectivity Program' to Subsidize Broadband for 100,000 in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:26 AM :: 1100 Views :: Education K-12, Cost of Living, COVID-19

... ACP provides up to $30 a month off internet service bills ....

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Sunday, December 19, 2021
Gender Queer: DoE Makes Gay Blowjob Book Available in School Libraries
By News Release @ 3:00 PM :: 3119 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

... Images from ‘Gender Queer’ book checked out of Waianae High School library should help make underage boys more readily available to older homosexuals ....

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
HSTA: Pandemic Relief Money Can Go Into Our Pockets
By News Release @ 4:50 PM :: 1076 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

... we can grab for 21 hours of 'professional development' or college loan relief or something ....

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
HSTA: Union Contract Supersedes COVID Emergency Orders
By News Release @ 4:40 PM :: 1141 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

... HSTA, employer file arguments on HSTA’s prohibited practice complaint decision pending by the Hawaii Labor Relations Board ....

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Monday, November 22, 2021
HSTA encourages teachers to apply for sabbatical leave
By News Release @ 9:31 PM :: 1486 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... Teachers may apply for one semester or for the entire school year ....

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Ige Announces $365M in CIP
By News Release @ 3:05 AM :: 1311 Views :: DHHL, Education K-12, Hawaii State Government

... These funds were released in October 2021 ....

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Full Text: HPD Point-by-Point Debunk of ACLU After Arrest of 10-Year-Old Girl
By News Release @ 1:27 PM :: 1574 Views :: Education K-12, Police

... if the requested policy changes were in place, this would not have changed the outcome of the present case. A threat to shoot and kill another student is, and must be considered to be, "a threat of significant harm to someone," which you acknowledge is something officers could arrest a student for on school property. Thus, the arrest of your client on school property is consistent with your own assessment of the situation. ...

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Monday, November 8, 2021
​Kalihi Uka Elementary hosts first HIDOE school-based vaccination clinic for elementary students
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 971 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

... More than 100 public schools are registered to host vaccination clinics in the coming weeks ....

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Pfizer Vax Immediately Available for Children 5-11
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 997 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

... The Hawai‘i Department of Health is authorizing certified vaccination providers to administer Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children age 5-11 immediately ....

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Monday, November 1, 2021
HIDOE seeking feedback to develop financial literacy content standards
By News Release @ 4:19 PM :: 974 Views :: Education K-12

... The financial literacy feedback form is open until November 15 ....

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Saturday, October 30, 2021
Seminar: Teachers Union Pushing Transsexual Agenda
By News Release @ 5:29 PM :: 2295 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Labor

... Transgender 101 for Educators Presented by the HSTA Human and Civil Rights Committee ....

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Friday, October 22, 2021
A+ Fees to Increase 67%
By News Release @ 9:02 PM :: 1322 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes, Cost of Living

... Monthly fees for A+ programming will be increasing from $120 to $200 ....

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Thursday, October 21, 2021
Substitute shortage reported in urban and rural schools across the state
By News Release @ 2:31 PM :: 1118 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... 100+ substitute positions are unfilled daily with others diverted to fill-in ....

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
10-year-old girl arrested at Honowai Elem School--ACLU Demands $500K
By News Release @ 4:57 AM :: 3202 Views :: Education K-12, Law Enforcement

... a parent complained to school officials about a sketch N.B. and other students had drawn in response to another student bullying N.B. The parent unreasonably insisted that school officials call the police ....

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Monday, October 18, 2021
COVID Emergency Rules: HSTA to file complaint with Hawaii Labor Relations Board
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 1450 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

"...The suspension of Chapter 89 sets a dangerous precedent...."

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Sunday, October 17, 2021
Panorama: Hawaii DoE Paying Zuckerberg Company to Collect Data on Students
By Andrew Walden @ 10:32 PM :: 4096 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

... Panorama’s ‘Social Emotional Learning Survey’ is a veritable roadmap to manipulate their minds via social media ....

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Sunday, October 17, 2021
No, DOE, You’re Not God
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1584 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, COVID-19

... DOE told HSTA the Governor’s Emergency Proclamation suspends Hawaii law governing collective bargaining in public employment ....

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Saturday, October 16, 2021
COVID Shutdowns Boost Hawaii Youth Obesity Rates
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 1279 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... High School Students --  16.4% Obesity Rate 15 of 51 Hawaii state rank ....

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Sunday, October 10, 2021
Hiding the Failure: DoE Stops Teacher Evaluations
By News Release @ 5:22 PM :: 1544 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... Evaluation paused this school year for effective teachers ... Probationary teachers will still be evaluated, but with fewer observations ....

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