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Akaka once said his main accomplishment in Congress was obtaining federal funds for Hawaii for education, energy and Native Hawaiian programs. In the 2006 general election, the then-82-year-old senator stressed the value of his Senate seniority and his opposition to the war in Iraq. Akaka went on to ...
High school students to put on first Holokai Biathlon. Thursday, April ... Joining us this morning are co-founders Mia and Kaile Schiel; they are sisters who attend Punahou School. They told Sunrise's Billy V that they are a group of high school students that want make a positive change within our community.

Island School won the Hawaii High School Mock Trial Championship for the first time in school history. “This is a remarkable accomplishment for a team from one of the outer islands,” said a press release. To win the state championship held March 31, the team first had to win the Kauai island competition ...
Schools will operate on a normal schedule but students will remain inside for recess and physical education. This includes all schools in the affected area. Creekside Primary, Creekside Elementary, and East Limestone High School are all on modified lockdown which means that all doors are locked down, ...
That money usually is spent for special education teachers, so it means that they did not have teachers on the ground delivering the services to some of their most vulnerable students,” Spearman said. The state has appointed its own interim superintendent for Williamsburg while the district is under state ...
Single mom of 5 graduates law school, becomes social media inspiration. Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 11:41 am ... HOUSTON (RNN) - Ieshia Champs will be graduating magna cum laude from Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law in May. But it's how she did it that has thousands ...

Hawaii is the only state in the nation with a statewide school district that is funded entirely by the state's general excise and use and income taxes. Real property tax in Hawaii is levied and collected by the counties and used to pay for services, incuding police and fire, but not schools, one of the reasons ...
Molokai High School and McKinley High School tied for first place in the state's FAFSA "Cash for College" challenge. ... of Hawaii P–20, in a news release. Hawaii P-20 is an educational group on the island whose goal is for 55 percent of Hawaii's adults to have a two- or four-year college degree by 2025.
"We are Hawaii's flight carrier and the bearer Hawaiian hospitality. Engaging Hawaiian employees is very important to us and we hope that they'll stay here and come work for us," Jon Snook, Chief Operating Officer for Hawaiian Airlines said. Wailua High School senior Lucy Rowley can't wait to start her ...
Gee, who serves as student representative on the Hawaii Board of Education, also had the opportunity to meet with counterparts from Vermont and Iowa during her trip. Together, they shared insight into their own respective school districts, including the problems they face, which Gee said was an ...
From a Native Hawaiian perspective, modern science is a valuable tool but may lack an element needed to solve some of the world's most pressing problems involving climate change, ... That's why place-based education is a good way to connect Hawaiian cultural practices and modern education. “We first ...
That would be about 36,000 students in Hawaii public schools. The state Department of Education said it didn't immediately have figures on the number of students with mental illnesses at schools. A spokesman said schools have access to a variety of behavioral health professionals, along with counselors ...
Recognizing the value of Hawaiian newspapers as sources of data for the day-to-day events of the past, Steven Businger and Thomas Schroeder, professors in the UH Manoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), partnered with Nogelmeier and his graduate students to extend ...
The report was released as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was meeting with advocates and educators as her department examines whether to rescind the Obama-era guidance, which critics have argued can end up keeping dangerous children in schools, posing a threat to their fellow students and staff ...
A carryover from last year, HB 1489 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, expression and orientation in any Hawaii education program that receives state ... “If a student is subjected to sexual harassment in school, they aren't protected under state anti-discrimination laws right now.
A connection with native food and agriculture is vital to the education of Hawaiian culture and to a sustainable food supply. Increasing local foods served in the public school system is an opportunity for Hawaii to shift away from its reliance on food imports. Individually, it is very difficult to make a serious ...
The principal to win the top prize will get $15,000 designated for a school project of their choosing and an additional $10,000 cash award. Two semifinalists will each receive a $2,000 personal cash award. The winning principal will be announced at the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation dinner on ...

HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of students at a number of high schools across Hawaii walked out of class in a show of protest against their school flying the ... Students walked out Thursday morning, advocating that campuses be equipped with two poles so the American flag flies side by side with the Hawaii ...
The Rainbow Warrior football team has seen multiple players transfer out of Manoa since the end of 2017 season, but this year's recruiting class is making up for the team's losses. And earlier Wednesday afternoon, Kapolei High School defensive standout Aaron Faumui announced his intention to sign for ...
He accuses Sumner County Schools of not giving his son, who is deaf, special therapy to learn how to speak. ... The county's special education department must approve and coordinate that treatment with the school before treatment can begin, something Beck says isn't happening. "Every time I bring in his ...
Piedmont Unified School District administrator Michael Brady is photographed with some of his many Hawaiian shirts at Piedmont High School on ... After that, he was in charge of adult and special education, then overseeing Measure E bond funds. ... “I first went to Hawaii when I was around 12,” he said.
It's a difficult decision," Hawaii Catholic Schools Superintendent Michael Rockers said. He said declining enrollment makes it impossible to keep St. Anthony's open. "This school has gone up and down over the last ten, eleven years. Over the last four years they've lost about 25 percent of their students," he ...
... try out for the role, an Oahu talent agency found her singing at a charity competition and urged her to audition. Now a full-time actress, Cravalho is set to star in the upcoming TV series “Rise,” as well as returning to “Moana” for the Hawaiian-language dubbing. Where she wen' grad: Kamehameha Schools.
MIAMI (WSVN/CNN) – The parents of a 7-year-old boy are distraught after they say their son was led away from his school in handcuffs after allegedly punching and fighting against a teacher. The boy's mother ... In a statement, Miami-Dade Schools Police Chief Ian Moffett says similar incidents are rare.
Hawaii's ESSA plan was shaped by its Strategic Plan for 2017-2020 and Gov. David Ige's Blueprint for Education, the long-range document outlining the state's goals for public education. The state ESSA plan is based on federal indicators like academic achievement and high school graduation rates.
But the reality is that our kids go to school and we go to work and a survival cache back at home won't do much good if the sirens go off, we aren't home and we can't get back. So we can either ignore the problem or mandate that schools and businesses, as well as families, must stock the resources for ...
Associate Professor D. Kapua'ala Sproat was put in charge of the Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law at the Williams S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The Ka Huli Ao center was founded “to promote education, scholarship, community outreach and ...
KAILUA-KONA — Throughout her time as a student, Maya Kiana Gee has experienced education from all sides and angles: private school, public school ... When she started high school, the Kealakehe High School senior decided to stick with public schools, saying she was passionate about being part of a ...
The day aims to raise awareness about what options parents have when it comes to their kids' education. In Hawaii-- there will be 80 events and activities across the state-- including open houses at schools, fairs, and home-school information sessions. On Thursday-- it culminates with a celebration at the ...
Bob was named Assistant Principal of the Junior High and then became Principal of Glen Carbon Elementary School. In 1983, he was promoted to Director of Instruction for the district and then named Assistant Superintendent in charge of Curriculum. In 1991, Bob was named Superintendent of Schools ...
Preparing our high school students for successful careers is critical. And Shayne Greenland at Campbell High School is doing this very well and the kids love it!! This is the type of practical education that needs to be in all out schools. Of course we need the basics, but our keiki need to learn how to apply ...
Public school officials sent letters to parents offering counseling and reminding them that emergency drills are in place as students went back to school for ... The state Department of Education sent the letters home with students on Tuesday, three days after Hawaii officials sent out the bogus cellphone alert ...
The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa announces that Associate Professor D. Kapua'ala Sproat has been named director of the Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Associate Faculty Specialist Susan K.
But what about places like plantation camps, ethnic neighborhoods, temples and language schools? ... 26 and 27, the nonprofit Historic Hawaii Foundation will host a forum: “Identity and Place: Celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage in the Hawaiian Islands.” The forum ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - One of the nation's largest online charter schools is closing abruptly halfway through the academic year. That means families of the roughly 12,000 Ohio students from the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow are scrambling to arrange other schooling options. The publicly funded e-school has been ...
In the event of actual missile attack, students would 'shelter in place' at schools ... Saturday's missile alert mistake prompted the Department of Education to send out a reminder to parents about what they should do in the event of an actual ... The DOE says that task will be spearheaded by school principals.
“The Hawaiian kingdom stood for and means what people love most. It's about our children. We want our children to be safe. We want our children to be healthy. We want them to have a good future. We want them to have a good education, and that isn't a Hawaiian thing. That's just a human thing.”.
Despite calls to fire the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who accidentally sent a false missile alert to phone across the state, ... issues on the back end as well as community outreach -- including reaching out to schools and businesses -- and how to better inform the people of Hawaii.
At one point, there were several hundred fallout shelters across Knox County – inside schools, churches and hospitals. The Knoxville News Sentinel published a guide to finding the nearest shelter in 1969 – in bold letters, it asks: Where would you go to save your life? “Back during the Cold War, there was ...
The County Office of Education runs a program called "Friday Night Live" that teaches teens about the dangers of marijuana and empowers them to educate their peers. They're also working with the San Diego Marijuana Prevention Initiative to tell students about the effects weed can have on young, ...
Some 112 high school students will live there during the school year. School leaders say the dorm will play an integral part in shaping student's world view by learning to interact with others. "We want 'Iolani students to have global perspectives. We want them to have relationships and lifelong friendships ...
The image of an 8-year-old with icicles in his hair trekking miles to school has underscored the plight of poor rural children. • From the Queen's vault. Among the private details Elizabeth II revealed about her 1953 coronation in a BBC documentary: The crown was too big. • And the Australian Open begins ...
Megan Hout of Green Bay, who is in Hawaii for her cousin's wedding shares her experience of Saturday's missile scare, January 14, 2018. (WLUK image){ } ... Flood, and a group of St. Norbert students are in Hawaii for a school trip, "We decided the garage was the best place to be. We had all our bags around us for ...
As the recent missile-attack false alarm in Hawaii demonstrated, Americans are simultaneously worried about nuclear war and not seriously prepared for it. But the problem goes far beyond the inept handling of an emergency-alert system. Take, for example, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
HANOVER PARK, IL (WGN/CNN) - An 11-year-old girl who is suffering from leukemia can now use medicinal marijuana at her elementary school. A federal judge gave the ruling Friday after the girl's parents sued their daughter's school district. Ashley Surin was diagnosed with leukemia in December of ...
An early-morning emergency alert mistakenly warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii on Saturday, ... At Konawaena High School on the Island of Hawaii, where a high school wrestling championship was taking place, school officials, more accustomed to ...
"We've put some substantial offers on the table that we think and hope will … bring closure and allow the healing to begin,” said school Trustee Micah Kane on Wednesday. "We hurt and feel for the victims and what they've gone through. We recognize that while this happened 40 years ago, time doesn't ...
There is an elementary school in Hawaii which is now receiving a helping hand from ASICS and PHIT America. ... With the average budget for physical education programs throughout the U.S. at only $762 per year for an entire school, it is estimated more than 40,000 schools throughout the U.S. are in need ...
Sex education in schools should cover consent ... Public schools in King County are on the right track by incorporating lessons about affirmative sexual consent into their curricula, as reported in a recent Seattle Times article. ... Addressing the topic in school not only makes sense, it is long overdue. Parents ...
Waiakea High School was recently announced as one of the top-scoring high school teams for the online portion of the annual Hawaii LifeSmarts State ... Waiakea, along with Iolani, Maryknoll and Roosevelt High Schools, will have their top team invited to compete at the in-person state competition, which ...


 

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