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  • Higher Education - Hawaii Business Magazine
    published on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:00:09 GMT
    Hawaii Business MagazineHigher EducationHawaii Business MagazineArchitects are currently dreaming up designs for the tower of classrooms that will become Hawaii's first vertical school. It will occupy part of a 10-story, 2.5-acre development on Pohukaina Street that will include stores and mixed-income rental ......
  • Special-needs student have unmet needs - Thegardenisland.com
    published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:02:30 GMT
    Special-needs student have unmet needsThegardenisland.comChronic absenteeism among children with disabilities is high and in Hawaii it is almost double the rate (24.2 percent) compared to non-special education students. This may result in lower graduation rates. In School Year 2014-2015, Hawaii graduation ......
  • Ivanka Trump spearheads $200M STEM effort - KITV Honolulu
    published on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:12:00 GMT
    MLive.comIvanka Trump spearheads $200M STEM effortKITV HonoluluWASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Donald Trump will direct the Education Department to invest a minimum of $200 million in grant funding each year to expand STEM and computer science education in schools, the White House announced Monday.President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka are unveiling a new federal computer science initiative with major ...Recodeall 62 news articles »...
  • Aiea Intermediate to reopen Tuesday after power restored - Hawaii ... - Hawaii News Now
    published on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:17:06 GMT
    Aiea Intermediate to reopen Tuesday after power restored - Hawaii ...Hawaii News NowAiea Intermediate School will reopen on Tuesday now that power has been restored, according to the state Department of Education.and more »...
  • How does North Carolina rank on a list of best and worst states for teachers? - News & Observer
    published on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:30:29 GMT
    News & ObserverHow does North Carolina rank on a list of best and worst states for teachers?News & ObserverThe new ranking comes as state lawmakers and public school supporters argue over whether North Carolina is doing enough to support public education. State lawmakers have raised teacher salaries in recent years, including an average 3.3 percent raise ...and more »...
  • Education Department withdraws Obama-era campus sexual assault guidance - KITV Honolulu
    published on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:52:00 GMT
    KITV HonoluluEducation Department withdraws Obama-era campus sexual assault guidanceKITV HonoluluWASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Education Department announced Friday it is formally rescinding Obama-era guidance on how schools should handle sexual assaults under Title IX federal law. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced earlier this month that ...New Data About Student Loan Borrowers; DeVos Changes Obama-era GuidanceHawaii Public Radio-HPR2Former Obama officials launch legal group to challenge...
  • Department of Education release scores for the 2016-17 school year - West Hawaii Today
    published on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:11:00 GMT
    West Hawaii TodayDepartment of Education release scores for the 2016-17 school yearWest Hawaii TodayFewer Hawaii Island public school students met grade-level standards on state tests last year than their counterparts statewide, according to new data from Hawaii's Strive HI Performance System. The state Department of Education released scores for the ...and more »...
  • Jimmy Pflueger, auto dealer and controversial landowner, dies at 91 - Hawaii News Now
    published on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:16:40 GMT
    Jimmy Pflueger, auto dealer and controversial landowner, dies at 91Hawaii News NowPflueger was a polarizing figure. Many blame him for one of Hawaii's deadliest disasters but friends and family defend him as a misunderstood philanthropist -- who should be known for his generosity. "He paid for how many kids education. He was one of ...and more »...
  • APNewsBreak: Police Commissioner Resigns Before Chief Picked - U.S. News & World Report
    published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:42:55 GMT
    U.S. News & World ReportAPNewsBreak: Police Commissioner Resigns Before Chief PickedU.S. News & World ReportCostales is director of development for Kupu, a nonprofit that provides youths with training in conservation, sustainability and environmental education. Costales' departure leaves the commission with five members. Commissioner Marc Tilker resigned in May.and more »...
  • Marshalls trust fund panel meets in Hawaii - Marianas Variety
    published on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:13:20 GMT
    Marshalls trust fund panel meets in HawaiiMarianas VarietyWASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Release) — The Trust Fund Committee of the Trust Fund for the People of the Republic of the Marshall Islands conducted its fiscal year 2017 fourth quarter meetings Aug. 31 in Honolulu, Hawaii. An education session covered ......