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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
DoE: 5-Year Teacher Retention 54%
By News Release @ 3:56 AM :: 153 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 :: 443 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 :: 440 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 Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 2:20 AM :: 643 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 :: 561 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 :: 1244 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 :: 579 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 :: 759 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 Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 3:59 AM :: 1421 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 :: 965 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 :: 888 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 :: 735 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 :: 720 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 :: 1031 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 :: 1652 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 :: 1768 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 :: 988 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 :: 1263 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 Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 7:58 PM :: 863 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 :: 1078 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 :: 1007 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 :: 1065 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 :: 761 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 :: 1201 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 :: 1231 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 :: 820 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 :: 936 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 :: 880 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 :: 1046 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 :: 1372 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 :: 834 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 :: 880 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 :: 1719 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 :: 1319 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 :: 1158 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 :: 826 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 :: 982 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 :: 1063 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 :: 1410 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 :: 1384 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 :: 733 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

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

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Friday, June 02, 2017
‘Free’ Food for all Children at 63 Hawaii Public Schools
By News Release @ 11:14 PM :: 965 Views :: Education K-12

...Meals will be served at select locations Monday through Friday, except June 12 and July 4. Most schools will serve breakfast and lunch....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Trump Education Budget Cuts Native Hawaiian Education, Boosts Charter Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 1322 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

...provides supplemental awards “to school districts that agree to adopt weighted student funding combined with open enrollment systems that allow Federal, State, and local funds to follow students to the public school of their choice...."

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Education leaders formalize Maunakea Scholars program
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 1221 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, OHA

...more opportunities for local high school students to use Maunakea Observatories for their innovative research projects....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Report: Hawaii Shows Little Growth in Preschool Funding
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 933 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii continues to support only a few hundred children in public preschool....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Robotics Showcased by Yap Island Students
By News Release @ 4:24 AM :: 533 Views :: Education K-12, National News

"We should all be proud of these kids, who’ve been at it since 2011," explained regional newspaper publisher Lee Weber....

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Sex, Lies, and Repetitious Badgering: Meet Hawaii’s New Superintendent of Schools
By Video @ 4:45 AM :: 1817 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics
... The HSTA wanted 'new perspectives' -- so Ige's BoE dumped Matayoshi and got this ....
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Sunday, May 21, 2017
GEMS: A Raid by Any Other Name…
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 1098 Views :: Education K-12, Energy, Taxes

GEMS, as a program, has been a miserable failure, resulting primarily in a large wad of cash that is just sitting in the bank. That’s why our legislature got the bright idea to “use” it to prop up another miserable failure – the “Cool the Schools” initiative....

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Friday, May 19, 2017
Board of Education selects next Superintendent—No word on Golden Parachute
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 967 Views :: Education K-12

...Christina Kishimoto, Ph.D., signed a three-year contract and will start on August 1, 2017....

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Friday, May 19, 2017
Matayoshi’s DoE Receives national innovation award
By News Release @ 10:12 PM :: 832 Views :: Education K-12

...then the HSTA's Governor's minions fired her....

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