Volunteers such as public school parents, children’s advocates and teachers canvassed Honolulu neighborhoods while others on neighbor islands handed out campaign literature at fairs and markets Saturday, campaigning in favor of the constitutional amendment to better fund public schools.
The NEA Foundation is partnering with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to provide resources and training to educators to implement a breakfast after the bell program in their school.
A coalition of parents, children’s and community groups spoke in favor of a constitutional amendment Thursday, as some county government and business leaders made misleading complaints about the proposal.
Tong, an eighth grade social studies educator at Ewa Makai Middle School in Ewa Beach, will receive the NEA Foundation’s prestigious Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence, recognition as one of the nation’s top educators, and $10,000
WalletHub has just released its ranking of best and worst states for teachers in the nation. Hawaii was ranked dead last as the worst teacher-friendly state and state with the lowest annual teacher salary based on cost of living as compared to the 50 states and the District of Columbia.