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Parents, community volunteers and teachers canvass for school funding amendment

Parents, community volunteers and teachers canvass for school funding amendment

Grassroots work across the state combats negative campaign bankrolled by luxury developers, realtors

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.

  Saturday, October 06, 2018  /  Number of views (759)
No Kid Hungry Breakfast After the Bell fellowship applications due Oct. 8

No Kid Hungry Breakfast After the Bell fellowship applications due Oct. 8

The NEA Foundation underwrites this program to help needy students

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.

  Thursday, October 04, 2018  /  Number of views (359)
Parent and children’s groups back constitutional amendment

Parent and children’s groups back constitutional amendment

Allies of education fight back against misleading criticism of proposal

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.

  Thursday, October 04, 2018  /  Number of views (1040)
National award shines spotlight on Ewa Beach teacher

National award shines spotlight on Ewa Beach teacher

A ceremony was held today at Cynthia Tong's school to honor her amazing work in the classroom

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

  Friday, September 28, 2018  /  Number of views (765)
Hawaii ranks dead last in the nation as the worst teacher-friendly state with the lowest teacher salary

Hawaii ranks dead last in the nation as the worst teacher-friendly state with the lowest teacher salary

Here's another reason to vote for the constitutional amendment in November

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.

  Monday, September 24, 2018  /  Number of views (1228)
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