The Department of Education is making it easier and significantly less expensive to install classroom air conditioning.
”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.”
Landed's down payment scheme will not end Hawaii's teacher shortage crisis. The Legislature needs to look at effective teacher housing bills.
Friends and family gathered on Oahu and in Hilo to honor the excellent work of public school teachers.
By holding onto failed policies, HONOLULU Magazine is perpetuating the idea that the only things that matter are math and reading test scores.
Watch HSTA President Corey Rosenlee address Hawaii's teacher pay and shortage at our 47th Annual State Convention.
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.
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.
"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.
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.