|Hawaii student advocates call for end to dangerous, distracted driving||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Dole-Middle-Traffic-Safety.aspx||Hawaii student advocates call for end to dangerous, distracted driving||Dozens of Dole Middle School students were sign-waving today to implore drivers and passengers to reduce risky behaviors while on the road with the “Stop If You Love Me” campaign. |
|Mentoring of new teachers has cut turnover and improved performance||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/TeachersAndPrincipals/Pages/New-Teacher-IM.aspx||Mentoring of new teachers has cut turnover and improved performance||The Department is making strides in improving teacher turnover with the implementation of induction and mentoring for all new teachers. HIDOE educational specialist, Keri Shimomoto, discusses what's being done to address this issue facing school systems nationwide in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
|Teaching students how to mend our Island Earth ||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/TeachersAndPrincipals/Pages/Malama-Honua-in-Kailua.aspx||Teaching students how to mend our Island Earth ||As the Polynesian voyaging canoes Hōkūle'a and Hikianalia continue their journey around the world, here's how one teacher is incorporating "Mālama Honua," the mission of the voyage, in her classroom. |
|Waipahu High science teacher wins Milken Award and $25,000||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Michael-Sana.aspx||Waipahu High science teacher wins Milken Award and $25,000||Waipahu High School science teacher Michael Sana was presented the prestigious 2015-16 Milken Educator Award at a schoolwide assembly to the applause of his students and fellow teachers. Regarded as the "Oscar Award of Teaching," it honors outstanding excellence in education and comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize. |
|McKinley High library dedicated to Senator Daniel K. Inouye||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/McKinley-Inouye-library.aspx||McKinley High library dedicated to Senator Daniel K. Inouye||McKinley High's library was dedicated in honor of alumnus US Senator Daniel K. Inouye.|
|Parents encouraged to provide feedback on their child’s public school||http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/SQS.aspx||Parents encouraged to provide feedback on their child’s public school||HIDOE begins its annual School Quality Survey (SQS) this week to gather important feedback from students, parents/guardians and staff about our public schools. The deadline to complete and return the SQS is March 15, 2016.|