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HSTA: HIDOE needs to clearly explain school reopening plan

HSTA: HIDOE needs to clearly explain school reopening plan

Superintendent says she will release detailed plans in two weeks

The HSTA Negotiations Team meets for an hour and a half with top HIDOE officials Monday to begin detailed bargaining about reopening schools.

  Friday, June 19, 2020  /  Number of views (4377)
HSTA raises concerns about HIDOE school reopening guidelines

HSTA raises concerns about HIDOE school reopening guidelines

BOE members acknowledge communication problems

"This week, the Department of Education released the ‘Guidance for Reopening Schools.’ HSTA was not consulted and did not agree to these policies, even though teachers will be the ones most likely being forced to implement these policies,” HSTA President Corey Rosenlee said. “We have many questions and concerns.”

  Friday, June 5, 2020  /  Number of views (4341)
VIDEO: HSTA live streams coronavirus briefing on May 29, 2020

VIDEO: HSTA live streams coronavirus briefing on May 29, 2020

HSTA leaders discuss the latest developments, answer questions on Facebook, YouTube

With the end of the school year, we have shifted to a greater focus on what the reopening of the school year will look like. We have an even greater sense of urgency because our multi-track schools are scheduled to start their school year the first week of July.

  Friday, May 29, 2020  /  Number of views (675)
What's in the latest congressional pandemic aid package for schools, teachers

What's in the latest congressional pandemic aid package for schools, teachers

House Democrats' proposal would double the educator tax deduction, extend student loan holiday until October

Here is a breakdown of key education-related proposals in the House Democrats' $3 trillion package advocated by the National Education Association.

 

  Wednesday, May 13, 2020  /  Number of views (1075)
4th annual Hawaii Youth Sustainability Challenge project-grant program launched

4th annual Hawaii Youth Sustainability Challenge project-grant program launched

It offers funding, training and mentoring for students to create environmental solutions

Oahu students from public, private and charter schools islandwide wanting to help their schools or communities go green now have a chance to earn funding to back their big ideas. 

  Friday, August 23, 2019  /  Number of views (1034)
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 (5689)
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)
Isle voters likely to get their say on a property tax for schools

Isle voters likely to get their say on a property tax for schools

A final Senate vote is expected Monday

Following a two-year lobbying effort by the Hawaii State Teachers Association, a proposed constitutional amendment asking voters if the state should be allowed to tax investment properties to benefit public schools is all but set for the November ballot.

  Thursday, April 19, 2018  /  Number of views (1592)
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