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Strive HI — June 2014

23-Jun-2014

Roundup of education reform news from across the DOE. Stories include the College & Career Readiness Indicators Report, changes to the Educator Effectiveness System for 2014-15, launch of the Principal Roundtable, principals Abe, Hayashi and Chung honored, and connecting with educational resources for Malama Honua.

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JUN. 23, 2014

Report: College, career readiness on the rise
A greater number of Hawaii public school students are getting a head start on higher education by earning college credits while in high school and taking advanced placement courses, according to a new College and Career Readiness Indicators report. STORY  

STREAMLINED, SIMPLIFIED, DIFFERENTIATED EVALUATIONS
Several major changes to the Educator Effectiveness System (EES) will take effect in the upcoming school year, reflecting the DOE's commitment to reduce burden on teachers and administrators. STORY  

PRINCIPAL ROUNDTABLE WILL HELP SHAPE EDUCATION PRIORITIES
It is designed to engage with principals directly to improve communication, garner feedback, and develop collaborative solutions to critical challenges, as well as identify individuals for future leadership opportunities. STORY  

PRINCIPALS HAYASHI, CHUNG NAMED STATE'S TOP LEADERS
The Waipahu High and Mililani Middle leaders will represent Hawaii at the National Association of Secondary School Principals Institute in Washington, D.C. STORY  

SALT LAKE'S ABE WINS DISTINGUISHED PRINCIPAL AWARD
Duwayne Abe and other award-winning principals will travel to Washington, D.C., in October to attend a two-day event honoring their accomplishments. STORY  

MALAMA HONUA: A PROMISE TO CHILDREN
The Worldwide Voyage is rooted in a mission to explore and spread learning grounded in culture, leadership, navigation, ocean, sustainability and voyaging, and aims to inspire communities everywhere to rethink and engage. LEARN MORE  

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