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Science The Art of Making Science Accessible and Relevant to All Students
Building science lessons around phenomena that students know equally and can see in their own lives is making the subject more relevant and interesting.
Catherine Gewertz, March 3, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Hawaii
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
5 min read
Student Well-Being Opinion Student Perspective: The True Meaning of Aloha
"Aloha" isn't just a greeting; in a way it is their way of life, and when you distort that sacred word, you distort their way of life.
Christina Torres, March 4, 2019
4 min read
States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Hawaii
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
5 min read
Teaching Profession The Wave of Teacher Activism Has Reached Hawaii
Teachers are asking for support for a ballot measure that would put in place a property tax to fund schools.
Madeline Will, October 3, 2018
2 min read
Law & Courts Hawaii Settles Lawsuit on Illegal Age Limit for Special Education
About $8 million will be eligible for compensatory education to students who were affected by an illegal state-imposed age cap on special education enrollment.
Christina A. Samuels, June 18, 2018
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Federal Betsy DeVos Approves Six More ESSA Plans
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has the thumbs-up to ESSA plans from Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, and New Hampshire.
Alyson Klein, January 19, 2018
3 min read
States What if Hawaii's False Alarm Had Happened on a School Day?
Hawaii's schools are prepared to respond to ballistic missile threats, education officials wrote in a letter to parents after Saturday's false alarm.
Evie Blad, January 17, 2018
2 min read
School & District Management Hawaii Earns a C on State Report Card, Ranks 23rd in Nation
This Quality Counts 2018 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 17, 2018
3 min read
School Climate & Safety Opinion When Will The Birds Fly Free?: Education as Colonialism
The play made me ask the terrifying question that every educator asks themselves at some point: Am I actually helping my students?
Christina Torres, November 12, 2017
4 min read
Equity & Diversity Opinion Islands and Myths: What Happens When We Don't Value Storytellers
When we tell the story of a people instead of allowing them their own voice and agency, we teach entire generations to be disempowered.
Christina Torres, April 22, 2017
3 min read
States State of the States: Alaska, Hawaii, Mo., Nev., R.I.
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
February 10, 2017
4 min read
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Recruitment & Retention Help Wanted: Teacher-Shortage Hot Spots
Teacher shortages have continued in a number of regions, prompting legislative and administrative action.
Madeline Will, August 22, 2016
6 min read
Teacher Preparation When Hawaii Says It Needs Teachers, People Respond
Here's one way to curb a teacher shortage: be Hawaii. Mainland, take notes.
Elisha McNeil, April 28, 2016
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