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Monday, June 24, 2013
Kids Count: Hawaii Ranks 25th in Children's Well-Being
By News Release @ 2:13 PM :: 3829 Views :: Education K-12, Family

The KIDS COUNT index includes child-level indicators across four domains....

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Saturday, June 22, 2013
Kailua HS Underwater Robotics Team Heads to International Meet
By News Release @ 9:38 PM :: 3120 Views :: Education K-12

The Kailua High School team currently is in Federal Way, Wash., where the competition is running from June 20 to 22....

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Friday, June 21, 2013
Governor Releases $134.7 Million for Hawaii Schools
By News Release @ 3:55 AM :: 2554 Views :: Education K-12

Allotment of funds for the following priority projects has been approved by the Governor....

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Joe Trippi to Speak in Hawaii: "Better Schools Aren't a Partisan Issue"
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:12 AM :: 3625 Views :: Education K-12

Joe Trippi – heralded on the cover of The New Republic as the man who “reinvented campaigning” – is widely recognized as one of America’s leading and most influential political strategists....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
NCTQ Report: UH Education Departments Among Nation's Worst
By Andrew Walden @ 9:52 PM :: 4271 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

the National Council on Teacher Quality 2013 Teacher Prep Review has bad news for Hawaii Universities' Schools of Education....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
National Governors Assoc to Assist Hawaii Early Learning Program
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 2617 Views :: Education K-12

Hawaii will receive guidance and technical assistance from NGA staff and faculty experts, as well as consultants from the private sector, research organizations and educators....

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Sunday, June 16, 2013
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Hawaii Schools Can’t Pass-the-Buck
By Selected News Articles @ 10:10 PM :: 5415 Views :: Education K-12
“…an agency cannot eschew its affirmative duties under the IDEA by blaming the parents.”
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Friday, June 14, 2013
Lawsuit: Act 163 Discriminates Against Disabled Students
By Selected News Articles @ 6:45 PM :: 3503 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care
The Hawaii Disability Rights Center went to the 9th Circuit this week to challenge a state law preventing disabled students from receiving special education services after turning 20....
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Saturday, June 08, 2013
HSTA’s ‘Multi-Front War’ Against ‘Rogue Teachers’
By Selected News Articles @ 12:38 PM :: 3832 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
The Hawaii State Teachers Association’s weekly briefing meeting had turned into a battle-planning session....
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Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Ed Week: Hawaii DoE Dropout Rate Jumps to 32.8%
By Andrew Walden @ 11:02 PM :: 7362 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics
...according to Education Week, the Hawaii DoE is 7th best in the nation when it comes to changing the numbers....
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Wednesday, June 05, 2013
HSTA Appoints Team to Tackle Teacher Evaluations
By Video @ 10:43 PM :: 3178 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

HSTA won a victory through bargaining this spring with agreement by the Employer to create a Joint Committee to study the Educator Evaluation System....

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Thursday, May 30, 2013
NCLB Waiver: DoE's Latest Trick to Hide Failure
By Selected News Articles @ 3:18 PM :: 2936 Views :: Education K-12

Hawaii’s move to give equal waiting to middle-class students and those lumped into its “high-needs subgroup” could obscure how poorly districts and schools are doing in helping the latter achieve success....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Public Spending Per Student Drops
By NCPA @ 1:43 PM :: 2490 Views :: Education K-12

In 2011, public education spending dropped for the first time in more than three decades....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Heritage: Join the Fight Against Common Core
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:23 PM :: 3205 Views :: Education K-12
Common Core is an effort to centralize education  by dictating the standards and assessments that will determine the content taught in every public school across the country.....
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Group Organizes to Save Jefferson School
By News Release @ 1:14 AM :: 3939 Views :: Education K-12, Development
...let the community know of the dangers that Jefferson Elementary School faces because of the existence of Senate Bill 237, commonly known as the 21st Century Bill....
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Dueling Petitions as HSTA Targets Principal of Kapaa Middle School
By News Release @ 5:36 PM :: 3722 Views :: Education K-12
...individuals are resistant to making the necessary personal changes to improve the quality of education....
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Friday, May 24, 2013
Hawaii Scout Leaders Endorse Vote Opening Scouts to All Children, Excluding Adult Homosexuals
By News Release @ 5:58 AM :: 3531 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment

Aloha Council, Boy Scouts of America (BSA), released a statement following the national vote ...

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Monday, May 20, 2013
OHA Urged to Back Hawaiian Immersion Focus for Paia Elementary School
By News Release @ 3:31 PM :: 3621 Views :: Education K-12, OHA
...parents called on OHA to help push the state Department of Education to address the issue....
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Monday, May 20, 2013
DoE Sidelines HSA Test, Dumps No Child Left Behind
By News Release @ 1:16 PM :: 4219 Views :: Education K-12
NCLB focused too much on "proficiency in reading and math" so they dropped it.
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Wednesday, May 08, 2013
24% of DoE Grads Ready for College Math
By News Release @ 4:10 PM :: 3386 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

...students requiring remedial classes dropped to 31 percent in English and remained at 36 percent for math....

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Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Rather than Government, Private Philanthropy Should Expand Pre-K
By NCPA @ 11:36 AM :: 3048 Views :: Education K-12, Family

During his last State of the Union address, President Obama proposed a new universal pre-kindergarten education program....

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Thursday, May 02, 2013
Robotics: Micronesian Schools Plan 'Yapital Robo Day'
By Selected News Articles @ 4:40 AM :: 4168 Views :: Education K-12, World News

Educators at the two independent High Schools on Yap have announced plans for a public exhibition and competition, featuring teams from their student robotics clubs....

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Sen Thielen: School Land Exemptions Remove Fairness, Transparency of Development Deals
By News Release @ 11:37 PM :: 3469 Views :: Education K-12, Development
HRS Chapter 171 strictly governs the process for putting public lands out to bid for long term leases.  Specific steps include public auction, means of public bidding and length of public notice....
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Sunday, April 28, 2013
SB237 Would Give DOE Unfettered Power to Lease Public School Land
By Selected News Articles @ 9:38 PM :: 4268 Views :: Education K-12, Development, Land Use
“Notwithstanding sections 171-13 and 302A-115, or any other law to the contrary, the department may lease public school land...."
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Sunday, April 28, 2013
Full Text: Honolulu Council Challenges School Lands Bill
By Selected News Articles @ 12:11 AM :: 3362 Views :: Honolulu County, Education K-12

... should be premised on the provision of fair compensation to the City and County of Honolulu ....

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Saturday, April 27, 2013
SB1093 Early Education Passes Conference Committee
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 2599 Views :: Education K-12

The bill appropriated $1.160M for administration costs for two years and $6M in FY15 for subsidies based on a sliding fee scale....

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Friday, April 26, 2013
500 Petition Against School Lands Bills
By News Release @ 8:52 AM :: 4346 Views :: Education K-12, Development, Land Use
... The following petition was heard last night (Thursday April 25, 2013) in Senate Chambers ....
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Friday, April 26, 2013
The Impact of School Vouchers on College Enrollment
By NCPA @ 8:40 AM :: 3067 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

... African American college-enrollment increased by 24 percent ....

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
OHA awards $1.5 million to charter schools
By News Release @ 11:26 PM :: 3248 Views :: Education K-12, OHA
“OHA’s support literally keeps our doors open.”
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
HSTA Cheers Defeat of 'Instructional Hours', Targets Preschool Vouchers
By News Release @ 12:10 PM :: 3353 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
...SB 1084 is a voucher that will allow public money to pay for private preschools....
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Friday, April 19, 2013
SB1084 Relating to Early Childhood Education Moves Forward
By News Release @ 4:55 PM :: 2625 Views :: Education K-12

SB1084 proposes a constitutional amendment to allow the appropriation of public funds for private early childhood education programs ....

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
HSTA Membership Ratifies Contract
By News Release @ 11:55 PM :: 4240 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
...After more than two years working without a contract, 95% of teachers statewide voted in favor of the tentative agreement....
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
DoE Announces 2013 Graduation Dates
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 3521 Views :: Education K-12
...2013 graduation dates at more than 50 schools, including public high schools, charter schools and some community schools for adults....
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
HSTA Convention Urges Ratification: Contract Vote Today
By News Release @ 1:04 PM :: 3208 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
... poll sites will be open from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.....
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
DoE: ACT Testing for 50,000 Students to 'Improve Effectiveness of Intervention'
By News Release @ 3:38 AM :: 2156 Views :: Education K-12
“One of the Department’s strategies is to provide better data on students’ academic progress. This ACT test will help tremendously in that area.”
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Sunday, April 14, 2013
MSNBC host: Children belong to ‘whole communities’, not their parents
By Video @ 6:20 PM :: 4198 Views :: Education K-12, Family
“We have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents, or kids belong to their families...."
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Friday, April 12, 2013
Leilehua, Baldwin, Kalani High Schools Finish FIRST in State Robotics Competition
By News Release @ 1:33 PM :: 3094 Views :: Education K-12
...earn a spot at the FIRST Robotics Championships in St. Louis, Mo., April 25-27....
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Saturday, April 06, 2013
Book Review: A Hawaii Middle School Counselor’s Diary of a Working Day
By Rachelle Chang @ 11:09 AM :: 3578 Views :: Education K-12
Hawaiian Sunrise to Sunset...
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Friday, April 05, 2013
School Land Pillaged By Legislature – SB 237 and HB 865
By Selected News Articles @ 1:30 PM :: 5506 Views :: Education K-12, Development, Hawaii State Government
two bills currently at the capitol would allow the Lt. Governor and the DOE to lease public school land to private developers....
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Wednesday, April 03, 2013
DOE to request waiver for School Improvement Grant funds
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 2949 Views :: Education K-12
... to extend the period of availability of school fiscal year (FY) 2010 and FY 2011 School Improvement Grant (SIG) funds ....
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Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Cradle to Grave: State Preschools and Legalized Marijuana
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 5120 Views :: Education K-12, Republican Party, Drugs
...why would anyone think this expensive, irresponsible, and deceptive program will work to improve the education of Hawaii’s children....
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Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Charter School Network 2nd Annual Awards Dinner
By News Release @ 1:52 PM :: 2978 Views :: Education K-12
Friday, May 3, 2013 6:00 pm Hawaii Prince Hotel.... 
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Saturday, March 30, 2013
Hawaii Schools Win Big in TV Journalism Competition
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 4021 Views :: Education K-12
Led by five awards from Waianae High School, public schools captured 16 of 17 awards won by Hawaii schools this month at the 10th Annual Student Television Network (STN) Convention in Los Angeles....
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Teens wanted for Hawaii Meth Project advisory council
By News Release @ 1:41 PM :: 4442 Views :: Education K-12, Drugs
High school students, grades 9-12, across the state of Hawaii are encouraged to apply for one of 20 available positions....
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Revealing What States Are Hiding
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:46 PM :: 2853 Views :: Education K-12
How much are we spending on education? Actually, far more than we know—because as it turns out, states are hiding some of the teachers’ benefits....
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Monday, March 25, 2013
HSTA, DoE Announce $333M Tentative Agreement--Contract Vote April 17
By News Release @ 4:52 AM :: 5528 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
The four-year tentative agreement that the HSTA will now take to its members for ratification, includes annual pay increases and performance evaluations for teachers....
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Saturday, March 23, 2013
Governor Releases $26.2 Million for Education Facilities Statewide
By News Release @ 1:08 PM :: 3085 Views :: Education K-12
...Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $26.2 for capital improvement projects....
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Thursday, March 21, 2013
Atheists Push to Exclude Church Preschools from Early Learning
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 7:10 PM :: 4514 Views :: Education K-12, First Amendment

...A wonderful opportunity to build private-public partnerships is quickly becoming a veiled blow to religious freedom in Hawaii.  Very shortly, it seems, some of our preschools and kindergartens may have to choose between funding and the practice of faith.... 

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
DoE Launches Leadership Institute for Principals
By News Release @ 11:28 PM :: 3104 Views :: Education K-12

"...we face the potential retirement of a number of veteran principals,” stated Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi....

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Saturday, March 16, 2013
Commission Approves Charter School Accountability Contract
By News Release @ 1:54 PM :: 3139 Views :: Education K-12

...accountability measures for financial and organizational performance for all charter schools in the state....

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