Hawaii Department of Education

Type: Organization
Name: Hawaii Department of Education
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Response to Teach for America editorial

As an alum of both Boston University College of Communication 2013 and Teach For America D.C. 2014, Thursday’s editorial “To Teach For America or Not to Teach For America” caught my eye. The piece critiques the program that led me to a career in education ... [Published Daily Free Press - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Instructors Ask if Hawaii's New Teacher Evaluation System Fails Students

Jessica Kerber is about ready to say goodbye to her Kauai public school classroom for good.The 29-year-old Hanalei Elementary School educator is at her wits’ end, insisting she’ll abandon her job unless the Hawaii Department of Education drastically changes ... [Published Civil Beat - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Private Schools with Public Purpose

News Release from Hawaii DoE 10-Apr-2014Participation in a robust summer learning program substantially reduces the achievement gap and keeps students on track toward graduation and beyond. With the support of community organizations and private foundations, ... [Published Hawaii Free Press - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

2014-15 Hawaii kindergarten registration now underway

Kelsey Sampsel and daughter Isla Sampsel prepare to register for the Kindergarten program at Solomon Elementary School, here, recently.SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (April 4, 2014) -- The Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) is encouraging all parents ... [Published United States Army - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

McDermott: Gay-Friendly Tolerance Program Breaks Hawaii Ethics Code

Rep. Bob McDermott is troubled about new classroom materials that are being tested out by some Hawaii public school teachers.This time, however, the program isn’t Pono Choices . And it isn’t about sex, though it does, in a way, have to do with homosexuality ... [Published Civil Beat - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Hawaii a ‘Rising Star’ in Education Transformation

Hawaii – once in danger of losing our “Race to the Top” federal education reform grant – is now considered a “rising star” among states.While visiting local schools last month, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan shared this praise for Hawaii’s significant ... [Published Kauai Garden Island News - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

2 Windward Oahu schools close for juvenile escapee search

Maunawili Elementary School and Olomana School are closed Friday due to a police search for juvenile escapees from the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility, according to the Hawaii Department of Education. ... [Published KITV 4 - Apr 04 2014]
Entities: Escapee, Oahu, Juvenile
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

DOE: Kahaluu Elem. evacuated due to odor

The Hawaii Department of Education has announced that Kahaluu Elementary School has been evacuated due to a noxious odor Thursday afternoon. ... [Published KITV 4 - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

The dangers of distracted driving

Nearly half of all high school students in the United States who are 16 years of age or older, text or email while driving, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.And that’s a deadly recipe.“Traffic crashes are the No. 1 cause of ... [Published Kauai Garden Island News - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Officials hope new test will boost student success

Students at 19 Big Island public schools began participating this week in the field test of a new English language and math assessment test.The exam is slated to replace next year the Hawaii Department of Education’s Hawaii State Reading and Mathematics ... [Published Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hawaii lawmaker fights against sex ed program

A Republican lawmaker in Hawaii is saying the state Department of Education is being secretive about its sex education program.Rep. Bob McDermott is taking issue with the Pono Choices curriculum that's being developed by the Department of Education.  ... [Published KITV 4 - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Masami Fukuoka, 91

, of Wailuku, died on March 6, 2014 at Kula Hospital.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mr. Fukuoka was born on Feb. 4, 1923 in Makawao.He was an education administrator with the Hawaii Department of Education.He is ... [Published Maui News - Mar 23 2014]

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"The children who join the preschool writing and reading program gain early development on vocabulary, narrative skills, print awareness and identifying letters and sounds" said Gayina Lebedeva, SKIES preschool teacher
McDermott said, "I support tolerance. But there is a difference between tolerance and forced acceptance of sensitive and controversial issues that violate one's faith, creed or moral code."

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Hawaii lawmaker renews fight to end or revise c... [Published Hawaiian Reporter - Apr 16 2014]
LETTER: Response to Teach for America editorial [Published Daily Free Press - Apr 16 2014]
Instructors Ask if Hawaii's New Teacher Evaluat... [Published Civil Beat - Apr 14 2014]
Private Schools with Public Purpose [Published Hawaii Free Press - Apr 12 2014]
2014-15 Hawaii kindergarten registration now un... [Published United States Army - Apr 09 2014]
McDermott: Gay-Friendly Tolerance Program Break... [Published Civil Beat - Apr 07 2014]
Teacher program shows ‘newbies’ the ropes [Published West Hawaii Today - Apr 06 2014]
Hawaii a ‘Rising Star’ in Education Transformation [Published Kauai Garden Island News - Apr 06 2014]
2 Windward Oahu schools close for juvenile esca... [Published KITV 4 - Apr 04 2014]
DOE: Kahaluu Elem. evacuated due to odor [Published KITV 4 - Apr 03 2014]
The dangers of distracted driving [Published Kauai Garden Island News - Apr 01 2014]
Officials hope new test will boost student success [Published Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Mar 26 2014]
Hawaii lawmaker fights against sex ed program [Published KITV 4 - Mar 24 2014]
Masami Fukuoka, 91 [Published Maui News - Mar 23 2014]
More questionable social engineering comes to H... [Published Hawaii Free Press - Mar 18 2014]
Energy Drain: Is HECO a Drag on Hawaii Schools'... [Published Civil Beat - Mar 13 2014]
Resistance to Perverted Sexual Indoctrination i... [Published Right Wing News blog - Feb 06 2014]
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Resistance to Perverted Sexual Indoctrination i... [Published Right Wing News blog - Feb 06 2014]
The indoctrination of innocent children with progressives’ sexual ideology has encountered pushback in an unlikely place — liberal Hawaii:State Rep. Bob McDermott, who enrolled his eight children in Hawaii’s public schools, doesn’t want his 11-year-old ...
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