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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Abercrombie Rushes to Negotiating Table as HSTA Protest Looms
By News Release @ 9:17 PM :: 5599 Views :: Energy, Environment

KHON: The Hawaii State Teachers Association says the state presented it with a new offer -- 103 pages in total. That offer is being reviewed.  However, late Wednesday afternoon, HSTA President Wil Okabe said it offered little hope for teachers.

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Statement by BOE Chairman Horner and DOE Superintendent Matayoshi regarding contract negotiations

News Release from
Hawaii DoE

The State Negotiating Team and representatives with the Hawaii State Teachers Association today resumed negotiations. Hawaii State Department of Education Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and Board of Education (BOE) representatives were included in the initial discussion on the employer's proposals for a 2013-2015 contract.

Following the meeting, Superintendent Matayoshi and BOE Chairman Don Horner issued the following statement:

“We appreciate teachers for their professionalism and dedication, which have resulted in excellent progress by our students. Together with the Governor, we share the goal of achieving an agreement that provides for Hawaii’s teachers and reflects their contributions to students and the state. We are committed and hopeful that we can reach a positive resolution for the benefit of teachers, students, and the state.”


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