The Senate Education Committee Wednesday approved a proposal to appropriate $25 million to continue funding differentials in teacher shortage areas and adjust veteran’s teacher pay higher next school year.
The program allows teachers in the State of Hawaii Department of Education to obtain much-needed supplies, books, furniture, electronics, equipment and other basic necessities for their classrooms with grants up to $500.
Six public school teachers were recently honored by PBS Hawaii for exceptional digital media storytelling in the HIKI NO program.
Educators from all over Oahu are performing in a musical about families, forgiveness and second chances.
The event, which will take place Oct. 26 on Kamehameha Schools Kapalama campus, is free and open to students and parents, however this year, a special schedule will be reserved for teachers only.