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.
The Hawaii State Board of Education Thursday took steps to strengthen school reopening standards, but did not require the state Department of Education to match federal metrics, which are much more stringent than the state Department of Health’s (DOH) standards.
At a special meeting, the Hawaii State Board of Education Thursday took steps to improve teacher telework approval procedures by requiring administrators to provide reasons in writing for rejecting those requests during the pandemic.