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Saturday, July 21, 2018
Board of Education approves new state and complex area leadership appointments
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 309 Views :: Education K-12

...as recommended by Schools Superintendent Dr. Christina M. Kishimoto....

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Friday, July 20, 2018
2003: Ed Case Tries to Shut Down Parents of Disabled Students
By Selected News Articles @ 2:40 PM :: 373 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...Case's amendment was fiendishly clever. If it had become part of the re-authorization of the IDEA, it would have neutered not only the Felix Consent Decree and given the finger to Judge David Ezra, but would have stripped families nationwide of their ability to protect students’ rights....

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
States with the Most At-Risk Youth--Hawaii 31st
By Selected News Articles @ 1:58 AM :: 204 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 14 key indicators of youth risk....

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Hawaii federal special education profile updated
By News Release @ 2:23 AM :: 261 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has created a profile for Hawaii....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Kau Charter School Shuttered Amid Criminal Investigation
By News Release @ 2:43 AM :: 767 Views :: Hawaii County , Education K-12, Ethics

...Big Island police have subpoenaed all of the school’s computers, financial records and student records....

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Sunday, July 08, 2018
Hawaii 11th Most Efficient Education System--When Cost of Living Taken into Account
By Selected News Articles @ 4:10 PM :: 887 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

...Education narrative favoring wealthier, whiter states was just proven wrong....

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Saturday, June 30, 2018
Hawaii ranks 24th in national child well-being
By News Release @ 12:22 PM :: 482 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released June 27 by the Annie E. Casey Foundation....

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Friday, June 22, 2018
Interior Announces Funds to Extend Yap Robotics League Program to Pohnpei, Chuuk
By News Release @ 5:56 PM :: 526 Views :: Education K-12

...Assistant Secretary Domenech presented the signed grant award to Larry Raigetal of Waa’gey who accepted the grant award on behalf of the recipient organization Habele....

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Friday, June 15, 2018
Special Ed: DoE Loses Class Action Suit Filed for 495 Students
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 1031 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Health Care, Labor

...495 young adults from Hawai'i will soon be receiving compensatory education and education-related services thanks to the recent settlement....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hawaii Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction of Civil Rights Commission
By News Release @ 11:18 PM :: 896 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...The HTA decision drastically restricted and reduced the number of state and state-funded programs that are covered under § 368-1.5, as there are very few such programs or agencies that do not receive any federal funding....

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Sunday, June 10, 2018
Culture of accountability results in academic successes at Kamehameha III Elementary
By News Release @ 12:13 AM :: 778 Views :: Education K-12

...King Kamehameha III Elementary has seen its achievement steadily climb in all subjects while maintaining high levels of growth....

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Rusty Scalpel: Gut n Replace SB2858 Fails to meet Constitutional requirement
By News Release @ 3:47 PM :: 983 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...The “Rusty Scalpel” award recognizes passage of a bill whose subject has been substantially amended without opportunity for adequate legislative review as required by the Hawaii Constitution....

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Yap Robo Day Showcases Technical Excellence in Micronesia
By News Release @ 12:19 PM :: 595 Views :: Education K-12

...five high schools battle it out in an elimination style robotics competition....

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Monday, May 21, 2018
Childcare: Mapping the Gap in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 813 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii has shortfall of 30,000 licensed child care slots, study finds....

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Sunday, May 13, 2018
HSTA Again Selects Ige as Governor
By News Release @ 12:26 AM :: 917 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Politicians

...he worked with HSTA for days at the bargaining table. Sometimes he stayed up with us until 3 a.m.... 

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Friday, May 11, 2018
Hawaii’s first public preschool program opens new classrooms
By News Release @ 1:22 PM :: 2216 Views :: Education K-12, Family

...EOEL – which oversees the development of Hawaii’s only state-funded preschool program – now offers 26 prekindergarten classrooms serving 520 keiki statewide....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
Letting the Genie Out of the Bottle…for Our Keiki?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 991 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes

...The amendment, if approved by the voters, does not define what investment real property is. Nor does it contain any limitations on the taxing power. Almost all the details are left up to the state legislature....

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Monday, April 23, 2018
HSTA: Our Slush Fund is on the Ballot Nov 6
By News Release @ 5:25 PM :: 1461 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes

...​HSTA Slush Fund Unlimited Tax Increases in Your Future....

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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Still Lying About Peter Boy: Blame Homeschooling For CWS Failures
By Andrew Walden @ 11:46 PM :: 1833 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Family, Law Enforcement

... a sibling says Peter Boy wasn’t home-schooled, he just didn’t go to school ....

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Friday, April 20, 2018
DoE: Social Studies Standards open for public review through April
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 831 Views :: Education K-12

...Office of Curriculum seeking broad input from educators and the public on the draft Secondary (grades 6-12) Social Studies Standards through April 30, 2018.... 

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Friday, April 13, 2018
Hawaii schools need flexibility, not centralization
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:09 PM :: 1049 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes

...At a time when many advocates of education reform are promoting greater local involvement in schools, Hawaii appears to be moving in the opposite direction....

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
DoE Touts Increased Enrollment in AP Classes
By News Release @ 2:30 PM :: 1070 Views :: Education K-12

...College and Career Readiness Indicators Report released by Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education....

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Monday, April 09, 2018
HSTA Bosses Reelected without Opposition
By News Release @ 10:47 PM :: 969 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

...HSTA State Leadership Team to Serve through 2021....

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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Ige Appoints Three to BoE
By News Release @ 1:24 PM :: 1176 Views :: Education K-12

...Ige has appointed former teacher and principal Catherine Payne and University of Hawai‘i administrator Dwight Takeno to the Board of Education. Current board member Margaret Cox will be reappointed....

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Saturday, March 31, 2018
HB1489: Males to take over women’s sports in Hawaii?
By Mary Smart @ 7:50 PM :: 1843 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Higher Education

...Hawaii Legislators are moving HB 1489 to give males pretending to be female the right to use schools' non-existent female athletic facilities....

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Hawaii Among Least Innovative States Thanks to Failing Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 1414 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Rank 47th – 8th Grade Math & Science Performance....

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
HB2117: HSTA Pushes Bill to Outlaw Standardized Testing
By News Release @ 12:43 PM :: 1094 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

...The bill has passed the House and will be heard today at 3:10pm in the Senate Education Committee in Room 229 at the state Capitol....

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Title IX Lawsuit? ACLU Says DoE Response 'Disappointing'
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 1207 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...14 DOE high schools “do not have separate athletic locker facilities for girls, even when boys in those same schools do have such access.” ....

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Attorney General Sessions Announces New Actions To Improve School Safety And Better Enforce Existing Gun Laws
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 1767 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Second Amendment

“...We are increasing the number of school resource officers, improving background checks and more aggressively prosecuting those who illegally attempt to purchase a firearm, and reviewing and enhancing the way our law enforcement agencies respond to tips from the public...." 

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Sunday, March 11, 2018
Gun Control Rallies: How Today’s students have been Brainwashed to prepare for this moment their whole lives
By Selected News Articles @ 10:35 PM :: 5155 Views :: Education K-12, Second Amendment

...Their educational experiences have been shaped by concepts like collaborative work, project-based learning, real-world scenarios, finding innovative solutions, and the underlying mantra that they can save the world....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
Judiciary Program Dealing with bullies in school
By News Release @ 4:13 PM :: 1900 Views :: Education K-12, Judiciary

...“How many of you know someone who has been bullied?” asked Judge Heely....

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Monday, March 05, 2018
Report: Failing DoE Holds Back Hawaii's Progress Towards Eco-Socialism
By News Release @ 7:10 PM :: 2061 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Higher Education, Homelessness, Labor

...View Details of all Hawaii Goals, Targets, & Indicators....

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Saturday, March 03, 2018
Hawaii DoE Organizing Students to Walk out March 14
By Selected News Articles @ 5:24 PM :: 2813 Views :: Education K-12, Second Amendment

...The state Department of Education is instructing schools statewide to create a “designated walkout area” for students...to participate in upcoming protests against gun violence, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto said in a Friday letter to parents....

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Sunday, February 25, 2018
Teachers Union Grabs for Billion Dollar Slush Fund
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:00 AM :: 1613 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes

...Do the problems in our classrooms have anything to do with special funds at all?....

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Report: State of Computer Science Education in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:35 AM :: 1426 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...just 14 traditional public schools offer AP Computer Science....

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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Homosexual Child Molestation: KSBE Outlines Terms of $80M Settlement
By News Release @ 1:25 AM :: 2639 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Family, Hawaii History, Health Care

...A tentative settlement between Kamehameha Schools and the survivors of Dr. Browne’s abuse has been reached....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
SB1279: Tax-Credit Scholarships for Special Needs Students
By Selected News Articles @ 4:23 PM :: 1319 Views :: Education K-12, Tax Credits

...Allows Qualifying Families To Pay For Tuition At Private And Parochial Schools....

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Title IX Lawsuit? DoE discriminates against female athletes
By News Release @ 1:23 PM :: 1356 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...ACLU sent a letter to the Hawaiʻi Department of Education demanding it take immediate action to cease sex discrimination against female athletes in DOE schools....

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Monday, February 12, 2018
SB2323: Senators Caught Lying About Peter Boy Case
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 3:41 PM :: 4100 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Law Enforcement

...In little Peter's case, he was not of compulsory age, and therefore not homeschooled.  The other case referred to in the bill, the girl who died in 2017 on the Big Island, was already under CPS before her mother took her out to be homeschooled.... 

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Legislators Want CWS to Investigate All Homeschooling Families
By News Release @ 1:32 AM :: 3408 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Labor

...Last week, three bills were introduced by the Hawaii Legislature that would significantly restrict homeschool freedom: Senate Bills 2274 and 2323, and House Bill 2244....

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
HSTA Pushing Massive Property Tax Hike
By News Release @ 3:22 PM :: 2032 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes, Tourism

....more money and less accountability....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
Ethics: DoE Ass't Sup't Pursues UH Degree While on the Job
By News Release @ 1:16 AM :: 2408 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Higher Education

...if the Ethics Comm takes down all the state and county employees who are doing UH school work on the taxpayers dime, we would probably cut UH enrollment 20%.  I suggest starting with every state and county employee at UH Richardson School of Law....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
DoE to Display Classroom Temperatures Online
By News Release @ 1:04 AM :: 1355 Views :: Education K-12, Energy

...HIDOE's Thermal Comfort website features data collected from weather stations and indoor monitoring sensors at Hawaii's public schools....

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Robotics: 19 Hawaii Teams Heading for World Championship
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 1148 Views :: Education K-12

...Nineteen robotics teams from across Hawaii achieved significant scores and demonstrated exceptional skill and performance at the Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Championships held Jan. 13-14 at Kamehameha Schools....

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Screening for Health Barriers to Learning--Hawaii Schools Receive Mixed Scores
By News Release @ 3:36 AM :: 1525 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Missed Opportunities: Do States Require Screening of Children for Health Conditions that Interfere with Learning....

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Most Educated States--Hawaii Ranks 17th
By Selected News Articles @ 12:15 AM :: 1382 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

"...Quality of Education -- 36th...."

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Monday, January 22, 2018
School Choice Week in Hawaii: 80 Events and Activities Planned
By News Release @ 4:57 PM :: 1297 Views :: Education K-12

...a celebration is planned on Thursday, January 25 9:30am at the State Capitol....

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Sunday, January 21, 2018
​U.S. Department of Education announces final approval of Hawaii ESSA plan
By News Release @ 2:32 PM :: 1410 Views :: Education K-12

...Measures student success (dilutes failing test scores--Editor) with 14 indicators including chronic absenteeism, inclusion rate, teacher retention, facility repair and maintenance backlog, and family engagement....

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Ward Introduces Bill Mandating 'Shelter-in-Place' Drills at Schools
By Rep Gene Ward @ 8:29 PM :: 2486 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...“Hawaii's children must have safe haven at their schools in the event of a missile attack.”....

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Application Period Begins for Preschool Open Doors Program
By News Release @ 9:47 PM :: 1547 Views :: Education K-12, Family

...Applications received during this period will be considered for preschool participation during July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019....

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