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July 2016 Strive HI

21-Jul-2016

News and success stories from across Hawaii's public school system. In this edition: More contractors qualifying for cooling projects, Hawaii represents in D.C. at the Turnaround Arts Talent Show, opportunity for students to take part in the World Conservation Congress, and the FY 2016-17 budget factsheet.

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JULY 2016

MORE CONTRACTORS SHOWING INTEREST IN COOLING PROJECTS
A number of qualified contractors have answered the call to apply for heat abatement work in an effort to cool more classrooms, increasing from 18 to 36 as HIDOE puts projects back out to bid. STORY  


YOUTH EVENT TO CONNECT WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS
Middle and high schools statewide can participate in the IUCN Congress in September; schools are encouraged to bring at least one team (three students and a teacher) to attend the Hawaiʻi Youth Challenge. ​ LEARN MORE  


HAWAII REPRESENTS IN D.C. AT TURNAROUND ARTS TALENT SHOW
Students from Hawaii's Turnaround Arts schools performed hula and played ukulele with artist Paula Fuga in Washington, D.C. The Hawaii Arts Alliance compiled a video of the performance and opening remarks from First Lady Michelle Obama. WATCH  


MILILANI HIGH'S JOSEPH FUJINAMI NAMED PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR
He is one of 160 high school seniors nationwide selected for the prestigious scholarship, and one of the program's 20 inaugural CTE students. He will attend the Illinois Institute of Technology to pursue a degree in architecture. STORY  


MONEY FOR SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS: BUDGET FACTSHEET
As we begin work on our proposal to fund public education for the next fiscal biennium to be presented in the fall, review our budget factsheet for results for Fiscal Year 2016-17, with links to line-item appropriations and more. LEARN MORE  


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