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Board votes to delay students’ return to school until Aug. 17

Board votes to delay students’ return to school until Aug. 17

Educators will have 9 additional days for training and preparation before keiki go back to class

The change gives school staff an additional nine days for training and preparation before students to return to class.

  Thursday, July 30, 2020  /  Number of views (5472)
BOE sets July 30 special meeting to consider school reopening calendar changes

BOE sets July 30 special meeting to consider school reopening calendar changes

Board to consider adding PD days in early August and bringing students back to campuses later

The Hawaii State Board of Education (BOE) has scheduled a special meeting Thursday to take action on a number of scenarios that would give educators more time to prepare before students return to class during the pandemic.

  Friday, July 24, 2020  /  Number of views (2913)
Addressing your questions and concerns about coronavirus at school

Addressing your questions and concerns about coronavirus at school

There are protections in the contract should COVID-19 reach school campuses in Hawaii

The Hawaii State Teachers Association is working closely with the Hawaii State Department of Education on this matter and will update members as needed.

  Friday, May 29, 2020  /  Number of views (55928)
HSTA ad highlights teachers working, volunteering during pandemic

HSTA ad highlights teachers working, volunteering during pandemic

‘Distance Cannot Separate Us’ TV and digital campaign runs through the end of the school year

The Hawaii State Teachers Association has launched a TV and digital campaign to highlight the many contributions educators across the state have made to their students and communities during the pandemic.

  Friday, May 15, 2020  /  Number of views (1585)
Substitute teachers, PTTs, and PPTs eligible for unemployment

Substitute teachers, PTTs, and PPTs eligible for unemployment

Temporary expansion of jobless benefits makes them eligible for coverage plus a $600 weekly supplement

While the HSTA does not represent these valued employees, we want to give them critical information to help them get by during the pandemic.

  Friday, April 3, 2020  /  Number of views (13183)
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