Hawaii Leaders Working to Reopen Schools
Hawaii's leaders are finally agreeing on a way to end the state's cut in school days to the lowest in the nation, but it probably won't happen before students lose several more instructional days.
Putting the plan into action may come slowly while schools are scheduled to close four more days before the end of the year, in addition to the three days already lost. And restoring school days is no guarantee because it requires a new teacher union contract and approval by state lawmakers.
Hawaii's labor contract with unionized teachers calls for 17 days off this school year and next, reducing the state's number of annual instructional days to the lowest in...
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