|Hawaii School for the Deaf and the Blind hosts community Earth Day celebration||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hawaii-School-for-the-Deaf-and-Blind-hosts-community-Earth-Day-celebration.aspx||Hawaii School for the Deaf and the Blind hosts community Earth Day celebration||The Hawaii School for the Deaf and the Blind welcomed families who have a Deaf and/or hard of hearing child attending a Hawaii State Department of Education school to a special Earth Day Celebration. The event featured a variety of activities including lessons about dolphins and whales, bike rides and a free farm-to-table lunch.
|Hanalei Elementary to remain closed through the week||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hanalei-El-Closure.aspx||Hanalei Elementary to remain closed through the week||Hanalei Elementary will remain closed for all students, teachers and staff tomorrow and Friday, April 19-20. The campus continues to undergo cleanup of damaged areas from recent heavy rains. |
|Teachers drive improvement through Hawaii Lab Cohorts||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/EducatorEffectiveness/ProfessionalDevelopment/Pages/Hawaii-Lab-Cohorts.aspx||Teachers drive improvement through Hawaii Lab Cohorts||Hawaii Lab Cohorts are teacher learning communities within complex areas and schools that offer an effective approach to professional growth for teachers, allowing for continuous improvement. A shining example is in the Kailua-Kalaheo Complex Area. In its fourth year of implementation, the cohort has grown from school-level English Language Arts teams to complex-wide labs in ELA and math, soon to expand to science.
|Draft Secondary Social Studies Standards open for public review through April||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Draft-Standards-review.aspx||Draft Secondary Social Studies Standards open for public review through April||The Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support, Social Studies Program, is seeking broad input from educators and the public on the draft Secondary (grades 6-12) Social Studies Standards through the end of April 2018.|
|April 2018 Strive HI||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/StriveHiNewsletter/Pages/0418.aspx||April 2018 Strive HI||News and success stories from across Hawaii's public school system. In this edition: Hawai'i's grade 8 reading stands out in biannual "Nation's Report Card," Farm to School gets a new name and look with ‘Aina Pono, public feedback on the Hawai‘i DOE's draft Computer Science Action Plan is sought through April 16, more stories.|
|Hawaii’s 8th grade progress in reading stands out in 2017 “Nation’s Report Card”||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2017-NAEP-Results.aspx||Hawaii’s 8th grade progress in reading stands out in 2017 “Nation’s Report Card”||The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has released its 2017 results in “The Nation’s Report Card.” Hawaii is one of only ten states to show an increase in grade 8 reading scores in 2017, with an increase of four scaled score points. |