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Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Parent Satisfaction Considered in Public School Survey
February 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Survey results provide schools data on everything ranging from parent satisfaction with course offerings, support services and availability to discuss their child’s progress to whether students feel safe and are meeting their goals.

Hawai'i Department of Education logo.
BRIEF: Molokai School Closure
April 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Molokai Middle School and Molokai High School have been closed for the day (Thursday, April 26, 2012) as there is no water on either campuses.

Hawaii Department of Education, reform website. Screen saver image courtesy hawaiidoereform.org, Hawaii DOE.
Hawaii Race to the Top Team Gets Visit from US DOE
March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The visit began today and runs through March 30, 2012. During their assessment, US officials will look at five specific ares to determine if Hawai’i is meeting the goals outlined.

Governor Neil Abercrombie, file photo by Wendy Osher.
BRIEF: Teacher’s Union and State Reach Initial Agreement
January 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The State of Hawaii and the Hawaii State Teachers Association came together Friday to agree on moving forward for transforming education. Both sides have reached an initial agreement.

Lingle Proposes Structural Reform of Hawaii School System
Lingle Proposes Structural Reform of Hawaii School System
January 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News

By Wendy Osher Governor Linda Lingle is calling for structural reform of Hawaii’s school system. In her State of the State Address, Lingle announed a proposal to introduce a constitutional ammendment calling for the transition of the Department of Education into a cabinet level department. Under the plan, the superintendent of schools would be hired […]

Proposed location for future Kihei High School.  Image Courtesy: Group 70 International, and the Hawaii State Department of Health
Kihei High School Moves Closer to Reality
November 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

By Wendy Osher The proposed High School in Kihei is one step closer to reality as the State Department of Education moved forward in filing an Environmental Impact Statement preparation notice. The DOE plans to develop the South Maui High School on 77 acres of undeveloped land, mauka of the Piilani Highway and the Piilani […]