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  • Hawaii sues US Department of Education - KITV Honolulu
    published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:29:21 GMT
    KITV HonoluluHawaii sues US Department of EducationKITV HonoluluAttorney General Doug Chin on Tuesday joined a coalition of 18 states led by Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Pennsylvania Attorney General Joshua Shapiro in suing the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for refusing to ...Herring Sues Department of Education for Not Enforcing Gainful Employment RuleNBC 29 Newsall 45 news articles »...
  • On Campus: We're Taking A Fresh Look At Education In Hawaii - Honolulu Civil Beat
    published on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 10:02:01 GMT
    Honolulu Civil BeatOn Campus: We're Taking A Fresh Look At Education In HawaiiHonolulu Civil BeatHawaii's public school system has made some big strides in the last decade, but it still has a pretty poor reputation. The state struggles with high teacher turnover, outdated classroom facilities and meeting the needs of special education students ......
  • HawaiiKidsCAN launches new advocacy campaign to improve Hawaii public education - KITV Honolulu
    published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:46:25 GMT
    KITV HonoluluHawaiiKidsCAN launches new advocacy campaign to improve Hawaii public educationKITV HonoluluHawaiiKidsCAN: The Hawaii Campaign for Achievement Now introduced itself to the community on Monday with a half-day Educational Equity Symposium. Over 70 attendees including teachers, school leaders, DOE members and more participated in ......
  • Hawaii Teacher Hopes To Win $100K In National Education Competition - Honolulu Civil Beat
    published on Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:01:47 GMT
    Honolulu Civil BeatHawaii Teacher Hopes To Win $100K In National Education CompetitionHonolulu Civil BeatNow she's the only Hawaii teacher who is one of the 15 finalists nationwide vying for five $100,000 educational grants from Farmers Insurance. If she gets it, she'll be able to teach more students how to create do-it-yourself hoverboards, use audio ......
  • University of Hawaii Students Warned About Possible North Korea Nuclear Attack - Newsweek
    published on Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:15:23 GMT
    NewsweekUniversity of Hawaii Students Warned About Possible North Korea Nuclear AttackNewsweekThe university isn't the only school worrying about a possible attack. In August, emergency management authorities told Hawaii education officials they should start holding nuclear drills in kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms, according to the ...and more »...
  • Nonprofit Corner: Transformational Change - Hawaii Business Magazine (blog)
    published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:50:21 GMT
    Nonprofit Corner: Transformational ChangeHawaii Business Magazine (blog)Our first big project was triggered by an article in the paper that said over half the children that came into kindergarten in Hawaii couldn't count to five.” Thus began PIDF's “Tutu and Me Traveling Preschool,” in which an early education team of four ......
  • Federal Judge Blocks Third Trump Travel Ban - Inside Higher Ed
    published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:05:31 GMT
    Federal Judge Blocks Third Trump Travel BanInside Higher EdUniversities and higher education groups have been among those who have criticized Trump's various travel bans, which they argue will deter talented students and scholars from coming to U.S. campuses. In finding that the state of Hawaii had standing to ...and more »...
  • Education – New Era Begins For Pacific Buddhist Academy - The Hawaii Herald
    published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:31:24 GMT
    The Hawaii HeraldEducation – New Era Begins For Pacific Buddhist AcademyThe Hawaii HeraldOfficials (seated) gather for a group photo in the ampitheater with the PBA and Hongwanji communities. From left: Pieper Toyama, president, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii; Josh Hernandez Morse, PBA head of school; Reverend Keiichi Abe, Governor ......
  • Aloun Farms celebrates 40 years of business - Hawaiimagazine.com
    published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:12:46 GMT
    Hawaiimagazine.comAloun Farms celebrates 40 years of businessHawaiimagazine.comOffering a host of educational farm tours, school-to-work programs, practical farm skills training initiatives and collaborations with the Future Farmers of America program, Aloun Farms is working hard to invest in the health and longevity of Hawaii's ...and more »...
  • Why Colleges Are Borrowing Billions - The Atlantic
    published on Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:11:00 GMT
    The AtlanticWhy Colleges Are Borrowing BillionsThe AtlanticWhen the number of students at Hawaii Pacific University started to fall at an alarming rate, the university embarked on an ambitious plan to get students back. Among other things, it spent $54 million ... (The university's chief financial officer ...and more »...