We encourage the community and our decision-makers to join HSTA in advocating for our students and teachers to transform Hawaii’s public schools.
HSTA Government Relations Committee Chair Hope McKeen asked U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) a tough question live on an ABC News national web stream following the second day of Democratic presidential debates Wednesday.
Lawmakers say one of their goals is to make Hawaii a more affordable place to live, and education plays a significant role.
Successfully advocating for a constitutional amendment on the ballot this fall to better fund schools is the HSTA’s biggest and most important legislative achievement this year. Here’s a list of the school-related bills that passed and those that we advocated for but did not pass.