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.
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.
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.
Effective the first day of the second quarter, teachers will receive a three-and-a-half percent (3.5%) across-the-board pay raise.
HSTA looks for nomintations for its two annual awards singling out leaders in social justice and helping youth outside of the classroom.
Find out where you can sign wave for HSTA-backed candidates before and after election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
"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.
Teacher Institute Day began in the 1960s as a day for teachers to meet and work on school-related issues.
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.
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.