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Friday, December 15, 2017
Child Molester: KSBE Apology letter implies abuse since 1962
By News Release @ 1:41 PM :: 2820 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...unforgivable acts of physical and emotional abuse committed against Kamehameha School students at the hands of Dr. Robert Browne, a St. Francis consulting psychiatrist between the years of 1962 through 1984....

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Monday, December 11, 2017
Hawaii DOE Saves $13M on School Bus Routes
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 1612 Views :: Education K-12

...The Hawaii State Department of Education and TransPar have saved the state approximately $13 million annually through the Get on Board student transportation initiative....

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Friday, December 08, 2017
After Losing Judge, KSBE Tries Apologizing for Letting Child Molester Run Rampant
By News Release @ 2:12 PM :: 4563 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...two days after they lost their bought n paid for judge....

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Friday, December 08, 2017
Top Four HS Teams to Face Off in Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 1747 Views :: Education K-12

...Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Campus Center Ballroom from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m....

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Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Kamehameha School Child Molester Case – Hidden Payoff to Judge Exposed
By Andrew Walden @ 6:19 AM :: 11490 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...Judge Crandall's husband, David Schulmeister, and his law firm, Cades Schutte, represented the Kamehameha Schools, billing as much as $1 million a year....

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Saturday, December 02, 2017
Tupola: Equal Funding for Charter Schools
By Video @ 4:23 PM :: 2209 Views :: Education K-12, Republican Party

...Did you know that not all of our keiki get equal funding for school?....

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Saturday, December 02, 2017
Child Molester: Petition Demands Kamehameha Schools Take Responsibility
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 2306 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...justice, reparation and healing for those individuals who were violated decades ago....

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Friday, December 01, 2017
Hawaii Child Care Most Expensive in USA
By News Release @ 12:45 PM :: 2922 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Cost of Living

...care for only one child in Hawai‘i consumes approximately 13 percent of the typical Hawai‘i family’s income....

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Saturday, November 25, 2017
Survey: Military Families Overwhelmingly Favor School Choice
By Selected News Articles @ 2:18 AM :: 2248 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...The survey of 1,200 active-duty personnel, veterans, and their spouses shows 72 percent are in favor of education savings accounts (ESAs), 64 percent are in favor of school vouchers, and 63 percent favor tax-credit scholarships....

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
DoE: 5-Year Teacher Retention 54%
By News Release @ 3:56 AM :: 2162 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Department rolls out more data visuals for public to view....

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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
DoE Puts 'Performance Indicators' Online
By News Release @ 1:00 AM :: 1875 Views :: Education K-12

In an effort to make performance data easily available to the public, HIDOE today announced the launch of its Strategic Plan Dynamic Report....

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Sunday, November 05, 2017
Ward to Ige: Speed Up Nuclear Drills for DOE
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:25 PM :: 2159 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...Rep. Ward (R-Hawaii Kai) wrote a letter to Gov. Ige asking the governor to prepare his departments, particularly the DOE to prepare for the unthinkable....

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Sunday, November 05, 2017
Akina--Let's Work Together for Hawaiian Charter Schools
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:20 AM :: 2649 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

Clearly, OHA owes our beneficiaries a sincere apology and a commitment to change our practices internally....

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
VIDEO: Education as the Pathway for Hawaiian Advancement
By Video @ 5:00 AM :: 2900 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, OHA

...Keli'i Akina And Verlieann Malina-Wright....

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
These Are The 10 Smartest Communities In Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:08 AM :: 3180 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...32 communities ranked from smartest to dumbest....

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Former Charter School Principal Charged with Theft
By News Release @ 1:24 AM :: 2449 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...Allbrett, 64, is the former principal of the Halau Lokahi public charter school, a Native Hawaiian-focused charter school whose recurring financial difficulties led to the revocation of its charter....

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
What Can You Learn from CNHA Failure?
By Video @ 6:58 PM :: 3255 Views :: Akaka Bill, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...What Are The Lessons From The Council For Native Hawaiian Advancement's Failure To Get Charter School Money From OHA?....

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Friday, October 20, 2017
UPDATE: OHA Trustees Reject CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:59 AM :: 4111 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...the Resource Management Committee opted to instead give the grant funds directly to the charter schools, instead of to the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement....

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Friday, September 29, 2017
Judiciary: Collaborative Effort to Reduce Truancy Launched
By News Release @ 7:40 PM :: 3206 Views :: Education K-12, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...A similar program at an Oahu intermediate school produced a 91 percent daily school attendance rate in 2016-17, up about 40 percent from 2015-16....

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
Strive HI: How did your School do?
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 2256 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...The accountability system includes multiple measures of school performance including proficiency in Science, Math and Language Arts/Literacy; chronic absenteeism; school climate; graduation rates; and achievement gaps....

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Girl Scouts Rank Hawaii 23rd for girls' well-being
By News Release @ 8:09 PM :: 2215 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...The State of Girls 2017: Emerging Truths and Troubling Trends....

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
DoE Touts AP Test Results
By News Release @ 4:24 AM :: 2097 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...double-digit increases in the number of exam takers, exams taken and scores of 3 or higher....

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Monday, September 25, 2017
Hawaii Lowest Teacher Salaries in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 PM :: 2805 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...adjusted for cost of living....

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Hawaii is #1 in Teacher Absenteeism at 79% 
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 PM :: 3632 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

In Hawaii about 79 percent of traditional public school teachers are chronically absent. In Hawaii charter schools it’s 23 percent…..

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
Help Stop CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:16 PM :: 4182 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Please Attend The Next Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Board Meeting On Thursday, September 21st At 10 AM At OHA Headquarters....

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
AG Chin Defeats Parents of Disabled Children (again)
By News Release @ 11:55 PM :: 2356 Views :: Education K-12

...plaintiff alleged that the staff at Koko Head Elementary School excluded her four-year old son from participating in class and discriminated against him....

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Monday, September 11, 2017
Hawaii DoE Sued over Sept 11 "Lockdown Drill"
By Selected News Articles @ 2:21 PM :: 2647 Views :: Education K-12

...An abusive lockdown drill in which a masked man threatened a middle-school classroom with a hammer left the entire class in tears....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
The Power of School Choice
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:58 PM :: 2486 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

...This was my first back to school experience at the Kualapu‘u Public Conversion Charter School on the island of Moloka‘i....

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Friday, September 08, 2017
Enrollment: DoE Down 1% -- Charter Schools up 5%
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 2295 Views :: Education K-12

...Department announces 2017-18 enrollment figures for public and charter schools....

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Friday, September 08, 2017
DoH Cancels Flu Vaccinations at Dozens of Oahu Schools and All Private Schools
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 2535 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

...the State can pay billions for Rail but it can't pay thousands for vaccinations....

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Thursday, September 07, 2017
2017 Hawaii ACT Scores 4th Worst in USA
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 2650 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii ACT Composite score beats only Nevada, Mississippi, and South Carolina coming in 4th-worst in the USA....

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Monday, September 04, 2017
Hawaii Schools Anti-bullying campaign marks its 10th year
By News Release @ 3:25 PM :: 2000 Views :: Education K-12

The E Ola Pono campaign encourages youth groups to promote peace, pono and respect at their schools and communities through student–led campaigns....

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Monday, September 04, 2017
Letter to Hawaii DoE: Trump overturns Obama Policy on Trannies in Bathroom
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 12:46 PM :: 2955 Views :: Education K-12, Family

...“Much of the confusion over privacy facilities was driven by a short-lived effort by federal officials to redefine ‘sex’ to mean ‘gender identity’ under Title IX via a ‘Dear Colleague Letter’ to school officials in 2016”....

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Sunday, September 03, 2017
AG Chin Defeats Parents of Disabled Children
By News Release @ 2:23 AM :: 2829 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

...A copy of the decision, Rachel H. v. Department of Education, State of Hawaii, is attached....

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Friday, September 01, 2017
Cool Schools: Ige Claims Success
By News Release @ 3:30 AM :: 2791 Views :: Education K-12, Energy

"One thousand classrooms now have air conditioning, and over 300 more will be complete by the end of September. In addition, hundreds more have been cooled using other heat abatement strategies,” Gov. Ige said....

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Cool Schools Buys Batteries, Solar and Shiny Stainless Steel Boxes
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 2717 Views :: Education K-12, Energy

...There's a sucker born every minute....

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Friday, August 25, 2017
West Oahu Schools Underfunded? AG Responds to McDermott Suit
By News Release @ 4:33 AM :: 1939 Views :: Education K-12

...The State has asked the Intermediate Court of Appeals to affirm Judge Nacino’s decision to dismiss the case....

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Oahu, Maui Events: New Directions in Education
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:49 AM :: 2795 Views :: Education K-12

...Students in Hawaii have few options when it comes to school choice....

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Sunday, August 20, 2017
Hawaii Family Forum: Talk to Your Kids About Racism
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 1:45 AM :: 3841 Views :: Education K-12, Family, First Amendment, Life

...The recent images from Charlottesville, VA-marches by torchlight, Nazi salutes, armed militia, angry mobs engaged in violent confrontation-are scary for adults to encounter, let alone children....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Registration Open for Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition
By News Release @ 3:44 PM :: 2045 Views :: Education K-12

LifeSmarts is a free, national educational program that teaches students critical life skills in five key areas....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Governor needs to step up and fix Maui school bus crisis
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 7:43 PM :: 1807 Views :: Education K-12

...students and parents of Maui are being held hostage to bureaucratic bumbling that would make the keystone cops envious....

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Sunday, August 06, 2017
DoE Student Absenteeism Over 20%
By Andrew Walden @ 8:49 PM :: 3293 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

... DoE student absenteeism is caused by DoE teacher absenteeism ....

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Monday, July 31, 2017
Hawaii not College-Ready -- Second lowest median scores on ACT
By Selected News Articles @ 6:38 PM :: 2831 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Hawaii among states with lowest median scores on college admissions test, study finds....

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Friday, July 14, 2017
Private Scholarships Offer Micronesians Access to Opportunity
By News Release @ 11:58 PM :: 2666 Views :: Education K-12, National News

...A dozen Micronesian students are headed to prestigious private schools this fall, thanks to Habele K-12 tuition scholarships....

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Saturday, June 24, 2017
BoE Approves ESSA Plan Submission to Feds
By News Release @ 2:46 AM :: 1801 Views :: Education K-12

The plan will be submitted following a 30-day opportunity for Governor David Ige to sign it.

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Saturday, June 24, 2017
DoE to Open Military Transition Centers
By News Release @ 2:36 AM :: 2227 Views :: Education K-12, Military

HIDOE will commit $250,000 annually for four years using federal Impact Aid funds towards school Transition Center facility improvements, technology, furnishings and special events....

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Friday, June 23, 2017
Transforming Military Impact Aid into Education Savings Accounts
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:01 PM :: 2281 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...Hawaii is one of only four states where over 30 percent of high school graduates who hope to join the Army cannot achieve an adequate score on the Armed Forces Qualification Test.... 

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Monday, June 19, 2017
Cool Schools? DoE Working to Avoid Installing Air Conditioners
By News Release @ 5:33 PM :: 3022 Views :: Education K-12, Energy

"The department has made every effort to find solutions to cooling our classrooms in ways that are not only cost-efficient but also energy efficient..."

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Kids Count: Hawaii Ranks 17th in Child Well-being
By News Release @ 1:39 AM :: 3508 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...families continue to offer a strong foundation for Hawaiʻi’s children, according to the 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book....

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Thursday, June 08, 2017
BoE Puts 'ESSA Team' Principal in Charge, Temporarily
By News Release @ 12:18 AM :: 1940 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

...DoE Priorities Reflect Teachers Union, HGEA Goals....

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