After the Hawaii State Department of Health’s school reopening metrics came under intense criticism because, among other things, they were as much as 10 times less stringent than federal metrics, the state epidemiologist told state senators Friday that her department is “looking at coming up with a revised draft of the thresholds.”
The memo responds to testimony from HSTA members that prompted the Hawaii State Board of Education to take important action at their Oct. 1 meeting.
Amy Rivera is proud to check a major item off her bucket list. The Lunalilo Elementary school counselor published her first children’s book, “Milly’s PCS Worries,” on Oct. 2.
U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D, Hawaii), along with her colleague U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D, N.J.) announced their plan Friday to introduce the Learning Opportunity and Achievement Act (LOAA), which would improve distance and blended learning in our public schools during the coronavirus pandemic.
In this free presentation, Kevin Kumashiro speaks about his book, "Surrendered," which examines how the country's political left has not responded effectively in debates about public education.
Across the state, 42 schools are participating in Kids Voting Hawaii this year, but there's still time to sign up to get students on your campus involved in this important civics lesson about voting and participating in government.
Join us for the second installment of HSTA’s Pau Hana Live!, a series of free virtual events for educators and the community. This week, we welcome Pōmaikaʻi Keawe Lyman and ʻohana.
Meals will be distributed at 203 public schools and can be picked up at the nearest participating school Monday through Friday, excluding holidays and designated school breaks. Unlike during the summer, meal distribution will be at lunchtime only.
HSTA’s Human and Civil Rights Committee is virtually celebrating the contributions of the LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual) community and the cultural diversity of our island home with an interactive Pride virtual classroom.
The Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery takes place Saturday, Oct. 24, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual event will be held virtually this year with a lineup of keynote speeches and workshops, a scavenger hunt, and the chance to be invited on virtual live field trips in November and December.