Akina and L'Heureux Talk Hawai’i Public School Finances
Hawai’i Together with Keli’i Akina, April 15, 2019
We've all heard the claim that Hawai’i's Public Schools lack the needed funds for adequate teacher salaries and classroom resources. As a result, numerous efforts have been launched to increase taxes and other revenue sources for education. But is funding the problem, and if so, how do we know?
Ray L'Hereux, a former DOE assistant superintendent raises these questions and discusses an investigative project designed to reveal whether lack of funding is the real problem in the Department of Education.
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