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New DOE AC policy will bring relief to many hot classrooms

New DOE AC policy will bring relief to many hot classrooms

The installation of LED lights has freed up electricity to install more air conditioning

The Department of Education is making it easier and significantly less expensive to install classroom air conditioning.

  Thursday, August 22, 2019  /  Number of views (5687)
Hundreds of faculty representatives learn how to better serve colleagues

Hundreds of faculty representatives learn how to better serve colleagues

HSTA's Summer Leadership Training prepares educators before many return to class

”We learned about the crisis of our teacher shortage, the benefits of membership, the protections through your contract, the functions of our union, the ways to improve your practice, the value of coming together.” 

  Thursday, August 1, 2019  /  Number of views (631)
Home loan scheme costly for teachers

Home loan scheme costly for teachers

Read this Op-Ed by HSTA's president from Sunday's Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Landed's down payment scheme will not end Hawaii's teacher shortage crisis. The Legislature needs to look at effective teacher housing bills.

  Tuesday, May 14, 2019  /  Number of views (1986)
HSTA Hilo and Central chapters honor excellent teachers

HSTA Hilo and Central chapters honor excellent teachers

Hilo also bids aloha to retiring HSTA members

Friends and family gathered on Oahu and in Hilo to honor the excellent work of public school teachers.

  Friday, May 10, 2019  /  Number of views (1048)
Request to HONOLULU Magazine: Stop ranking Hawaii's public schools

Request to HONOLULU Magazine: Stop ranking Hawaii's public schools

Ranking schools based largely on test results perpetuates the failed "test and punish" culture of the past

By holding onto failed policies, HONOLULU Magazine is perpetuating the idea that the only things that matter are math and reading test scores.

  Friday, May 3, 2019  /  Number of views (2717)
HSTA President Corey Rosenlee: 'There is a dream that we can fix'

HSTA President Corey Rosenlee: 'There is a dream that we can fix'

Watch his address from our 47th Annual State Convention

Watch HSTA President Corey Rosenlee address Hawaii's teacher pay and shortage at our 47th Annual State Convention.

  Tuesday, April 16, 2019  /  Number of views (1369)
Hawaii's union gains among top in the nation, defying national trend

Hawaii's union gains among top in the nation, defying national trend

"The greater our numbers, the more effective we are."

The Center for Economic and Policy Research says Hawaii was up 1.8 percentage points from January to November 2018 based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

  Friday, February 8, 2019  /  Number of views (1230)
Teacher shortage worsening; HSTA advocates for higher pay

Teacher shortage worsening; HSTA advocates for higher pay

Board of Ed and superintendent say they are ready to address the problem

HSTA’s efforts to raise awareness about the teacher shortage during the campaign for the constitutional amendment paid off, as the head of BOE’s Human Resources Committee even quoted from an HSTA campaign commercial and said it’s “concerning” that tens of thousands of students are taught every day by unlicensed teachers.

  Friday, November 16, 2018  /  Number of views (3029)
HSTA joins Marriott boycott as hotel strike drags on

HSTA joins Marriott boycott as hotel strike drags on

Teachers union will not use Marriott facilities until strike is settled

"We have joined the ‘One Job Should Be Enough’ campaign.  By signing on to this campaign, we are committed to not using any Marriott Hotel  because of the strike and we are encouraging our members to do the same,” HSTA President Corey Rosenlee wrote.

  Friday, November 9, 2018  /  Number of views (895)
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 (984)
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