In response to advocacy from HSTA teacher leaders, the HIDOE last week committed to extending the deadline an additional year for English learner teachers to complete TESOL sheltered instruction credits.
Gov. David Ige announced Thursday that state government furloughs and layoffs are no longer necessary now that President Joe Biden has signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, also known as the COVID-19 relief bill.
Maui High English teacher Rachael Denessen heated up her lunch at her Haiku home Monday and had just sat down to eat when floodwaters began surging up her driveway, flooding her home's first floor, sending many of its contents down a nearby stream, and damaging others beyond repair.
A discussion by the Board of Education Thursday about bringing more public school students back to campuses in the fourth quarter showed while most people support the idea, there are numerous concerns about the readiness, the ability, and reality of increasing on-campus learning in the weeks ahead.
After receiving an overwhelming amount of written and oral testimony critical of the leadership of Hawaii’s controversial state schools superintendent Christina Kishimoto, the Hawaii Board of Education’s Human Resources Committee postponed a vote to consider whether to approve her new contract.
An overwhelming number of people who submitted written testimony to the Hawaii Board of Education as of midday Wednesday asked the BOE not to renew the contract of Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto.