Hawaii Board of Education

Board Of Education Votes Against Problematic Online Learning Program

Oct 17, 2020
Cory Lum / Civil Beat

Hawaii's Board of Education has approved phasing out distance learning curriculum that parents and teachers complained contained racist and sexist content and will send parents a letter acknowledging the Acellus program was selected hastily during the pandemic without proper vetting.

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Frustrated by the Hawaii Department of Education's delays in completing capital improvements, state lawmakers hope a measure creating a school facilities agency will speed up the projects.

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Kaimuki High School could be redeveloped under a plan to lease a portion of its property with the aim of generating income for school improvements. 

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Pay increases for public school teachers in hard-to-fill positions, including those for special education, rural areas and Hawaiian language immersion, start on Tuesday.

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The Hawaii Board of Education passed a proposal Thursday that would increase the pay for teachers in special education, hard-to-fill areas and Hawaiian language immersion.