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May 2015 Strive HI

11-May-2015

In this edition: Improved Educator Effectiveness System praised, Board approves price increase for school meals, KKP students and staff to returo to assigned schools, audit shows DOE internal controls provide financial accountability, Stephen Schatz named Deputy Superintendent, Keaau High's Cevallos wins $25K leadership prize, Haleiwa El's Wetzel named state's 2015 National Distinguished Principal.

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IMPROVED EDUCATOR EFFECTIVENESS SYSTEM PRAISED
Changes made to improve the EES based on teacher feedback helps increase understanding of the supports in place to help them advance their practice, according to a survey. STORY  


EDUCATION BOARD APPROVES SCHOOL MEAL PRICE INCREASE
The new meal prices mark the first increase since 2011 and help account for inflation and labor costs. STORY  


KKP STUDENTS, STAFF TO RETURN TO ASSIGNED SCHOOLS
Students and educators who relocated to other schools as a result of the Puna lava flow will be returning to their original campuses in the 2015-16 school year. STORY  


AUDIT: DOE INTERNAL CONTROLS PROVIDE ACCOUNTABILITY
The independent audit concludes that appropriate controls and structures are in place to manage the financial statements of the state's public school system. STORY  


STEPHEN SCHATZ NAMED DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT
Stephen Schatz, a 20-year educator, most recently served as assistant superintendent for the Office of Strategy, Innovation and Performance. STORY  
RELATED: Ronn Nozoe tapped for position at USDOE.
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KEAAU HIGH'S CEVALLOS WINS $25,000 LEADERSHIP AWARD
The Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award from the Island Insurance Foundation is given annually to a public school principal who is visionary, community-minded, and has an entrepreneurial spirit. STORY  


HALEIWA PRINCIPAL WETZEL NAMED HAWAII'S 2015 NDP
The annual award honors outstanding elementary and middle-level school leaders who ensure that children acquire a sound foundation for lifelong learning and achievement. STORY  


2015 GRADUATION DATES
Some 10,500 students are expected to graduate from more than 50 public schools in ceremonies happening across the state in late May and early June 2015. VIEW LIST  


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