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The latest news from the Department about its students, staff and schools. Contact the Communications Branch at (808) 784-6200 or via email at doeinfo@k12.hi.us for press queries.

 

 

School Year 2020-21 Modelshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/School-Year-2020-21-Models.aspxSchool Year 2020-21 ModelsSchool leaders created elementary, middle/intermediate, and high school models for the reopening of the 2020-21 year. Models may vary due to number and size of school facilities; ability to accommodate enrollment numbers; and impact of instructional staff vacancies. string;#08-Jul-20202020-07-08T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE Summer Learning Surveys for Teachers, Secondary Students and Familieshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-Summer-Learning-Surveys-for-Students-and-Families.aspxHIDOE Summer Learning Surveys for Teachers, Secondary Students and FamiliesHIDOE teachers, students and families, your voice matters! Help the Department and your school better support you by sharing your experiences with summer learning.string;#07-Jul-20202020-07-07T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE launches new online student bus pass application and payment optionhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Online-Bus-Pass-Application.aspxHIDOE launches new online student bus pass application and payment optionHIDOE has launched an online bus pass application and payment feature for parents and guardians. Parents who have an email address in their student’s profile will receive an automated email message today with instructions to apply.string;#06-Jul-20202020-07-06T10:00:00.0000000Z
Return to Learn: Hawai‘i public schools preparing to safely welcome back students and staffhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/ReturntoLearnReopeningPlan.aspxReturn to Learn: Hawai‘i public schools preparing to safely welcome back students and staffThe Department is committed to maintaining the standard 180 instructional days in the new school year while providing learning models that are developmentally appropriate to the needs of learners, adhere to health and safety guidelines, and consider the impact of COVID-19 in communities.string;#02-Jul-20202020-07-02T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE announces complex area superintendent appointments as longtime leaders retirehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/CAS-appointments-as-longtime-leaders-retire.aspxHIDOE announces complex area superintendent appointments as longtime leaders retirePaul Zina and Sione Thompson will be stepping into the complex area superintendent roles to guide schools on Kauai and the Leeward Oahu Coast as longtime leaders Bill Arakaki, Ann Mahi and Art Souza retire.string;#30-Jun-20202020-06-30T10:00:00.0000000Z
Subgrants awarded to HIDOE complex areas to advance literacy efforts statewidehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Subgrants-awarded-to-HIDOE-complex-areas-to-advance-literacy-efforts-statewide.aspxSubgrants awarded to HIDOE complex areas to advance literacy efforts statewideThrough a highly competitive process HIDOE awarded CLSD subgrants to six complex areas, which will impact 82 schools. Complex area subgrantees will receive up to $1.5 million per year over the next four years. The Department was awarded the five-year grant in October 2019 to support language and literacy development growth in Hawaii public schools. string;#26-Jun-20202020-06-26T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hawai‘i to Provide Cash Assistance for Children Who Receive Free or Reduced-Cost School Mealshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/DHS-Hawai’i-to-Provide-Cash-Assistance-for-Children-Who-Receive-Free-or-Reduced-Cost-School-Meals.aspxHawai‘i to Provide Cash Assistance for Children Who Receive Free or Reduced-Cost School MealsThe Hawai’i Department of Human Services and the Hawai’i Child Nutrition Programs under the Hawai’i Department of Education have announced that families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals will receive temporary cash assistance for food, due to the impact of school closures during the COVID-19 public health crisis.string;#24-Jun-20202020-06-24T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE releases preliminary results of distance-learning surveyhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-releases-preliminary-results-of-distance-learning-survey.aspxHIDOE releases preliminary results of distance-learning surveyNearly 9,000 secondary students and over 61% of teachers, totaling more than 8,300 teachers, completed the surveys.string;#22-Jun-20202020-06-22T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE names Brian Hallett assistant superintendent for fiscal services and chief financial officerhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Brian-Hallett-OFS-appointment.aspxHIDOE names Brian Hallett assistant superintendent for fiscal services and chief financial officerThe position is responsible for professionally managing the Department’s budget, accounting, procurement, and financial control systems to serve the needs of schools, complexes, state offices and employees.string;#18-Jun-20202020-06-18T10:00:00.0000000Z
Department of Health encourages parents to schedule back-to-school vaccination and physical examination appointments nowhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Department-of-Health-encourages-parents-to-schedule-back-to-school-vaccination-and-physical-examination-appointments-now.aspxDepartment of Health encourages parents to schedule back-to-school vaccination and physical examination appointments nowAll students entering schools and child care facilities in Hawai‘i for the first time must meet the state’s immunization, physical exam, and tuberculosis screening requirements.string;#09-Jun-20202020-06-09T10:00:00.0000000Z

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