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DOE extends deadline for computer, school design grants

DOE extends deadline for computer, school design grants

Nov. 9 is deadline to apply for $1.4 million worth of grants

Computer Science grants will provide awards between $15,000 and $75,000 to K-8 consortia.School Design Innovation Grants will provide HIDOE schools with awards between $10,000 and $250,000 to pilot highly innovative programs. 

  Friday, November 2, 2018  /  Number of views (1116)
HSTA looks for members negatively impacted by DOE’s recent PD changes

HSTA looks for members negatively impacted by DOE’s recent PD changes

Had trouble with DOE professional development in the last year or so? Please tell us specifics

We need more information from our membership about recent PD problems with the DOE, including specific details from those who have experienced trouble with course availability, portfolio approvals and receiving credit for completed courses.  

  Friday, November 2, 2018  /  Number of views (1579)
Con Am illuminated school funding crisis

Con Am illuminated school funding crisis

Gov, schools superintendent call for more school resources, better pay

Even though the state Supreme Court blocked voters from deciding on the constitutional amendment to better fund our schools, the HSTA’s Con Am campaign helped focus attention on chronic public school underfunding, low teacher pay and the negative consequences those problems have on students.

  Friday, October 26, 2018  /  Number of views (1095)
Look for pay hikes in Nov. 5 paycheck

Look for pay hikes in Nov. 5 paycheck

Educators received a 3.5% pay hike in the second quarter

Effective the first day of the second quarter, teachers will receive a three-and-a-half percent (3.5%) across-the-board pay raise.

  Friday, October 26, 2018  /  Number of views (1509)
HSTA seeks nominations for Pono and Friend of Youth awards

HSTA seeks nominations for Pono and Friend of Youth awards

Committee wants to recognize a teacher or non-teacher who goes above and beyond

HSTA looks for nomintations for its two annual awards singling out leaders in social justice and helping youth outside of the classroom. 

  Friday, October 26, 2018  /  Number of views (838)
When and where to help HSTA's recommended candidates

When and where to help HSTA's recommended candidates

Find out where your sign waving support is needed across the state

Find out where you can sign wave for HSTA-backed candidates before and after election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

  Thursday, October 25, 2018  /  Number of views (1393)
State Supreme Court invalidates Con Am proposal; HSTA continues fight to improve schools

State Supreme Court invalidates Con Am proposal; HSTA continues fight to improve schools

"We are disappointed with the Supreme Court ruling and extremely grateful to thousands of teachers, parents and public school supporters who worked so hard to campaign for the Con Am," said HSTA President Corey Rosenlee.

  Friday, October 19, 2018  /  Number of views (1551)
Mark your calendar for Teacher Institute Day

Mark your calendar for Teacher Institute Day

Teacher Institute Day began in the 1960s as a day for teachers to meet and work on school-related issues.

  Friday, October 19, 2018  /  Number of views (4444)
Ige supports Con Am; Pledges to assure it will NOT raise cost of living

Ige supports Con Am; Pledges to assure it will NOT raise cost of living

Governor says he'll veto any proposal that would raise residents' property taxes or raise affordable rents

Gov. David Ige pledged during a debate Monday night on KHON2 that he would veto any proposal that raised property taxes for residents or increased rents on affordable properties, disproving the misleading scare tactics being spread by opponents of the constitutional amendment on the ballot in November.

  Tuesday, October 16, 2018  /  Number of views (1512)
Coalition urges no vote on Con Con ballot question

Coalition urges no vote on Con Con ballot question

Preserve Our Hawaii, a diverse coalition of organizations representing the business community, labor unions and environmental groups, is taking a stand to urge residents to vote no on the General Election constitutional convention ballot question. 

  Thursday, October 11, 2018  /  Number of views (2018)
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