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.
A day before the Hawaii Board of Education holds a special meeting on several key items including school reopening guidelines and telework for educators during the pandemic, the Hawaii State Teachers Association raised serious concerns that the state Department of Health’s new guidelines for the safe opening of schools are unsafe and much less stringent than federal guidelines.
Our premiere event takes place this Friday, Oct. 2, at 5 p.m., and features performances by two bands with teachers and school employees among their ranks.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association is providing a statewide opportunity for new and potential members to get important information and ask questions.