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Distance Learning Survey - Secondary Studenthttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Distance-learning-surveys-for-Hawaii-DOE-students-and-families.aspxDistance Learning Survey - Secondary StudentStudents, your voice matters! Help HIDOE and your school better support you by sharing your experiences with distance learning. The results of the survey will help HIDOE and your school to better understand the experiences and needs of students and families as they navigate distance learning and a transformed economic landscape due to COVID-19. string;#20-May-20202020-05-20T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE announces summer school plans and supports for students as state transitions to Act with Care phasehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-announces-summer-school-plans-and-supports-for-students-as-state-transitions-to-Act-with-Care-phase.aspxHIDOE announces summer school plans and supports for students as state transitions to Act with Care phaseThe Hawaii State Department of Education today announced its summer programming will be delivered through multiple platforms including in-person and distance learning as well as mobile support for students and families. string;#19-May-20202020-05-19T10:00:00.0000000Z
Grab-and-Go school meals to be extended at select schools by four days during transition to summer feeding programhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Grab-and-Go-meals-transitions-to-SSO.aspxGrab-and-Go school meals to be extended at select schools by four days during transition to summer feeding programThe Grab-and-Go school meals program will be extended at select meal sites for an extra four days beyond the end of the school year on May 28 during the transition to the summer feeding program.string;#19-May-20202020-05-19T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE closing out 2019-20 school year, online registration system available to register new students for fallhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-closing-out-2019-20-school-year,-online-registration-system-available-to-register-new-students-for-fall.aspxHIDOE closing out 2019-20 school year, online registration system available to register new students for fallMay 28 officially marks the end of the 2019-20 school year for HIDOE students. As we transition out 11,000 graduates, we look forward to welcoming our new students. An online registration system is available to enroll students for the upcoming school year.string;#13-May-20202020-05-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
All students need digital connectivityhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/All-students-need-digital-connectivity.aspxAll students need digital connectivitySuperintendent Dr. Christina M. Kishimoto writes about providing quality education and student education designed around digital inclusion. "Real change stemming from crisis takes root best when executed immediately. Let’s commit now to transition back to an improved normal." This piece ran in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on May 10, 2020.string;#10-May-20202020-05-10T10:00:00.0000000Z
Office of Hawaiian Education seeking organizations, cultural practitioners to serve as Nohona Hawai'i educators http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Nohona-Hawaii-preferred-provider-list.aspxOffice of Hawaiian Education seeking organizations, cultural practitioners to serve as Nohona Hawai'i educators HIDOE seeks to partner with ʻāina-based organizations and individual cultural practitioners to serve as Nohona Hawai'i educators and/or host sites.string;#08-May-20202020-05-08T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hawaii’s public schools unveil plans for Class of 2020 graduation celebrationshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Class of 2020 graduation celebrations.aspxHawaii’s public schools unveil plans for Class of 2020 graduation celebrationsHIDOE public and charter high schools have announced alternative celebrations for the class of 2020 according to safety concerns and social distancing guidance.string;#30-Apr-20202020-04-30T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hotline available for HIDOE student-related health questions and telehealth visitshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hotline-available-for-HIDOE-student-related-health-questions-and-telehealth-visits.aspxHotline available for HIDOE student-related health questions and telehealth visitsHIDOE students and families will have access to a new health hotline and telehealth services provided by the Hawai‘i Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn Program to deliver equitable access to health resources and care for HIDOE students using mobile devices and interactive technology. The health hotline can be reached at (844) 436-3888 (toll free) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays. string;#29-Apr-20202020-04-29T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE enrichment and distance learning to continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school yearhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-enrichment-and-distance-learning-to-continue-for-the-remainder-of-the-2019-20-school-year.aspxHIDOE enrichment and distance learning to continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school yearThe Hawaii State Department of Education announced today the continuation of enrichment and distance learning through May 28, the last day of the 2019-20 school year. All HIDOE employees continue to work remotely with the exception of those who are considered essential and must perform their duties at a campus or office.string;#17-Apr-20202020-04-17T10:00:00.0000000Z
Alternative graduation honors planned in lieu of traditional commencement ceremonieshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Alternative-graduation-honors-planned-in-lieu-of-traditional-commencement-ceremonies.aspxAlternative graduation honors planned in lieu of traditional commencement ceremoniesTraditional commencement ceremonies at public and charter schools will be replaced with alternative celebrations for the class of 2020 due to safety concerns and social distancing guidance. Schools will honor their seniors through different models of celebrations, which will be announced next week.string;#15-Apr-20202020-04-15T10:00:00.0000000Z

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