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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Sex Ed? Board of Ed Says 'Trust Us'
By Selected News Articles @ 9:47 PM :: 2997 Views :: Education K-12, Family

...the Board itself failed to properly disclose that the “opt-out” policy was once again being considered....

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Meet the Gay Activist in Charge of Federal 'Safe Schools' Policy
By Selected News Articles @ 12:37 AM :: 3153 Views :: Education K-12, Family

Kevin Jennings, founder of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)....

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Sex Ed: BoE Opting In to Opt Out?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:04 PM :: 2993 Views :: Education K-12, Family

"...only if the student’s parent or legal guardian provides prior consent.…"

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Is "Safe-Sex" Education the Reason Behind the Drop in Abortion in Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:41 AM :: 3646 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

Laurie Temple Field, a former associate of the ACLU and now a representative for Hawaii Planned Parenthood, lost no time....

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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Insurgents Win HSTA Leadership Election (again)
By News Release @ 9:58 PM :: 3060 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

...and this time the outgoing leadership admits it....

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Sunday, June 07, 2015
Waianae Coast schools a national model for counseling
By News Release @ 2:51 PM :: 2419 Views :: Education K-12

...praise from the American School Counselor Association for their efforts to raise student achievement through comprehensive counseling services....

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
HSTA Insurgents: We Won the Election, Will Sue Tuesday
By News Release @ 7:21 PM :: 4905 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

Each of these races was decided by more than 150 votes....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Auditor: School Bus Reforms Not Rolled Out Statewide
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:52 PM :: 2717 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...the reforms are a work in progress....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
UPDATE: HSTA Election Conspiracy? Okabe Complains About Release of Information
By Andrew Walden @ 2:42 AM :: 6842 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

"...have no integrity and join effectively in a conspiracy against him and his team....” 

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hawaii State Capitol: MD on Errors in ‘Politically Correct’ Sex Ed
By Video @ 3:35 PM :: 3674 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

The complete video from the presentation at the State Capitol Auditorium....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Hawaii: Report Looks at the State of Preschool
By News Release @ 2:46 PM :: 2748 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

The 2014 State Preschool Yearbook is the newest edition of our annual report profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States....

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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Rep. McDermott critical of new state budget for ignoring pressing needs at Campbell High School
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 6:20 PM :: 2084 Views :: Education K-12

...teachers are in essence nomads with no classroom to call their own; they must float to any open space....

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
“The Indoctrination of our children” with Dr. Joe McIlhaney
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 11:01 PM :: 3798 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

Joe McIlhaney, MD is the Founder and Chairman of The Medical Institute for Sexual Health....

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Ohana Policy Group Pushes Back Against Kindergarten Gay Sex Education
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 4501 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

Hawaii's Ohana Policy Group is developing strategies and tactics to combat in-school lifestyle indoctrination....

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
HSTA Contract Reopener Showers Teachers in Cash
By News Release @ 5:33 AM :: 4819 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

One-time lump sum payment of $2000 for all active, full-time licensed teachers....

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Audit: DoE Bungles Federal Grants, Gives Teachers Excess Sick Leave, Vacation Time
By News Release @ 4:02 PM :: 3401 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Labor
"Material weaknesses identified"
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Saturday, April 18, 2015
BoE to Debate Sex Education Policy
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 2:54 AM :: 3684 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care
April 21, 2015 (Tuesday) at 1:30 p.m.
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Friday, April 17, 2015
DoE: Students Meet 79% of 'Wellness Guidelines'
By News Release @ 2:36 PM :: 2125 Views :: Education K-12

Wellness Guidelines look at nutritional guidelines, health and nutrition education, physical education and activity....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Public input sought on school calendar
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 2493 Views :: Education K-12

Feedback collected by the online survey through April 22 will be used to help guide calendar development for the 2016-17 school year and beyond....

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Sunday, April 12, 2015
HB459: The Science and Politics of Casual Sex
By News Release @ 12:09 PM :: 4288 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

...Hawaii State Capitol Auditorium on Thursday, April 16th @ 7 PM....

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Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Ige Nominates Suzanne Case to DLNR, Names Three to School Board
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 3671 Views :: Education K-12, Environment, Hawaii State Government

Suzanne Case is a 28-year veteran of The Nature Conservancy and has served as its executive director since 2001....

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Saturday, April 04, 2015
Legislative Week in Review: Sex, Drugs, Birth Certificates, and a Place to Hide the Kids from Mom
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 5:05 PM :: 3215 Views :: Education K-12, Family

...one week before 2nd legislative decking....

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Thursday, April 02, 2015
ADHD in Hawaii: 70% on Prescription Drugs, 61% Get 'Behavioral Therapy'
By News Release @ 4:34 PM :: 3066 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care, Drugs
"The shocking truth is that many of those diagnoses are wrong, and that most of those boys are being drugged for no good reason—simply for being boys."
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Thursday, April 02, 2015
DoE Announces Statewide Graduation Dates for 2015
By News Release @ 4:58 AM :: 2143 Views :: Education K-12

Some 10,500 students are expected to graduate from more than 50 public schools in ceremonies happening across the state in late May and early June 2015...

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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Hawaii 4th Graders Being Brainwashed Against GMOs
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:14 PM :: 2880 Views :: Education K-12, GMOs
...Just a few days ago, my 9 year old daughter came home from school and asked me, ”Mom, does GMO corn make holes in rats’ stomachs?”....
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Monday, March 30, 2015
Political Fight Over Teachers' Mailboxes
By Selected News Articles @ 1:39 PM :: 3179 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Labor

...The warning came after elementary schoolteacher Justin Hughey, a candidate for HSTA vice president, tried to distribute a 1-page flyer in Maui High School on March 3.....

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Amendments Made to Sex Education and Marijuana Dispensary Bills
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 3:51 AM :: 4068 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Drugs

Below are bills that were heard between Friday, March 20, 2015 and Thursday, March 26, 2015....

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Before the Common Core Debacle: HSA Test Scores up 11% Math, 5% Reading
By News Release @ 5:37 PM :: 3729 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

​The College and Career Indicators Report​ (CCRI) released today by Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education....

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Coming to a Ladies Room Near You: Transsexual Birth Certificate Passes Senate Health Committee 4-2
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 2:29 PM :: 3072 Views :: Education K-12, Family

... Gender is an opinion ....

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Full Text: 2015 Hawaii Public School Principals' Survey
By News Release @ 2:01 PM :: 2493 Views :: Education K-12

...only two in five principals (41%) say they can express concern or critique DOE policies and practices without fear of reprisal, retaliation, or being unfairly evaluated....

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Sunday, March 15, 2015
Illegal Debate--Secret Report: OHA Trustees to Cut Funding for Hawaiian Charter Schools?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:03 AM :: 4971 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

"...the very discussion we are having now is illegal...." -- OHA Trustee Peter Apo January 14, 2015

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
How They Voted: Sex, Drugs, and Birth Certificates Cross Over
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 3275 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Drugs

...House bills will now move through Senate committees and Senate bills will move through House committees....

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Saturday, March 07, 2015
Sex, Drugs and Birth Certificates: How They Voted
By Hawaii Family Advocates @ 3:41 PM :: 3507 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Politicians

How did your Representative and Senator vote?

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Friday, March 06, 2015
Feds: Hawaii DoE a Model for Rest of Country
By News Release @ 10:54 PM :: 2097 Views :: Education K-12

...monitoring report praises progress in Hawaii's public school system, from the implementation of high academic standards to supports provided to educators and students....

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Wednesday, March 04, 2015
DoE 'Anxious': Hawaii Common Core Testing Begins March 10
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 2347 Views :: Education K-12

...For the first time, educators and parents will be able to compare the performance of students in multiple states based on common standards and assessments....

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Rep. McDermott sues UH Over 'Pono Choices' Secrecy
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 4294 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Higher Education
The real question: what is the University of Hawaii afraid of?
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Monday, February 23, 2015
HB459 Amended: Parent's consent still needed for sex ed
By Video @ 7:50 PM :: 3361 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

"We want to encourage parents to always be the ones that are responsible for what their kids are learning in the public school system," Hawaii Family Forum's Eva Andrade said....

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Friday, February 20, 2015
House Bills for 2015: Sex, Drugs and a Place for the Kids to Hide Out
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 3:53 AM :: 3867 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Drugs

...bills that might have negative impacts on families or communities....

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Monday, February 16, 2015
HB459 Forces 'Pono Choices' Gay Sex Program on Schools Statewide
By News Release @ 3:00 PM :: 5009 Views :: Education K-12, Family

...to be heard by the Committees this week....

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Thursday, February 12, 2015
DCCA Nails Solar Contractor: Unlicensed Work on DoE Schools
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 4209 Views :: Education K-12, Energy, Ethics

...35 schools on Oahu and 15 schools on Kauai....

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Monday, February 09, 2015
$185M GE Tax Hike: HB1240 on a Fast Track
By News Release @ 4:27 PM :: 3357 Views :: Education K-12, Taxes

House Bill 1240 will bypass the House Committee on Education and is referred solely to the House Committee on Finance....

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Wednesday, February 04, 2015
DoE Opens Office of Hawaiian Education, Seeks Director
By News Release @ 4:55 AM :: 2165 Views :: Education K-12

After spending two years to create a strategic path forward for Hawaiian Education....

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Children in Single-Parent Families Perform Worse on Achievement Tests than Their Two-Parent Peers
By NCPA @ 12:20 PM :: 2383 Views :: Education K-12, Family

Among 15-year-old students in the United States, 20.7 percent live in single-parent families....

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Friday, January 23, 2015
Mainland Homosexuals Plan to Use Anti-Bullying Campaign to Penetrate Hawaii Schools
By News Release @ 9:47 AM :: 3044 Views :: Education K-12, Family

...we pursue a comprehensive bullying prevention bill and legislation to make it easier for trans folks to get proper (sic) birth certificates in the spring legislative session....

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
US Senate Votes Unanimously to Recognize January 25-31 as National School Choice Week
By News Release @ 12:43 PM :: 2238 Views :: Education K-12

There are 65 National School Choice Week events and counting in Hawaii....

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
Report: Low Income Students a Majority in Hawaii Public Schools
By News Release @ 1:03 AM :: 9008 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

"...the trends of the last decade will be prologue for a nation not at risk, but a nation in decline.…"

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Pono Choices: Proposed Keiki Caucus Bills Would Undermine Parental Rights
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 10:22 PM :: 3147 Views :: Education K-12, Family
“This new and better approach has hardly taken hold, but the State Legislature’s Keiki Caucus is already planning to attack it.”
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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Staff of Bankrupt, Nepotistic Charter School to be Paid Thru End of Month
By News Release @ 10:07 PM :: 2199 Views :: Education K-12

At that point—and hopefully sooner—all students should have transferred to other schools....

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Hawaii Senate Minority announces legislative agenda for 2015
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 5007 Views :: Education K-12, Energy, Economy, Health Care, Taxes, Cost of Living

Top concerns include the state economy, education, the Hawaii Health Connector, oversight of the Public Utilities Commission in light of the Hawaiian Electric Industries/NextEra merger, and positively affecting the cost of living for Hawaii residents....

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
DoE: "We Expect Lower Test Scores"
By News Release @ 3:11 PM :: 3189 Views :: Education K-12

Students were given a letter to take home to their parents as a reminder ....

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