House Bill 2671 is a constitutional amendment proposing that the Board of Education have concurrent real property tax authority to fund teacher compensation.
It is the only place- and culture-based curriculum centered on Kamananui (Moanalua) Valley, the last undeveloped valley in urban Honolulu.
Teachers who won NBCT recognition for meeting the highest teaching standards were honored in ceremonies on Oahu Thursday, and will be honored next week on Hawaii Island, Maui and Kauai; 54 of them work in public schools.
We encourage the community and our decision-makers to join HSTA in advocating for our students and teachers to transform Hawaii’s public schools.
“This is a bold step to finally take care of this problem to make sure that every keiki in Hawaii has a qualified teacher,” said HSTA President Corey Rosenlee in testimony to the BOE Thursday.