When most public school students throughout the state return to classrooms on Aug 3, they will still be required to wear masks, state Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto said Tuesday.
When Osa Tui, Jr. becomes president of the Hawaii State Teachers Association July 5, he will bring a varied background in teaching, volunteering and actively serving the union to his new role.
"To protect our democracy and ensure the safety of our nation, the National Education Association is calling for the immediate removal of Donald Trump from the office of the president," said NEA President Becky Pringle.
“This is going to be a teacher-oriented Department of Education. It’s not going to come from the top-down, it’s coming from the teachers up,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told NEA RA delegates Friday.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association lost an outstanding teacher leader when Ted Waitt, HSTA’s fourth president, died on Hawaii Island Feb. 11.