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TAG: Hawaii Department of Education
January 31, 2017

Parents Asked to Give Feedback on Public Schools

The DOE begins its annual School Quality Survey to gather important feedback from students, parents/guardians and staff about the state's public schools.
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September 26, 2016

HIDOE Students Outpace Nation in AP Exam Gains

For school year 2015-16, 616 students from 33 HIDOE schools earned AP Scholar Awards.
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May 06, 2016

DOE: Parents Urged to Enroll Kindergarteners

The Hawai’i Department of Education of Friday issued a reminder to parents to plan ahead and enroll students early.
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May 03, 2016

Public School Free Meal Program to Expand, Include Several Big Island Schools

On the Big Island, several Puna district schools will be joining the program.
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April 22, 2016

Public Input Sought on DOE/BOE Strategic Plan

Together, the DOE and BOE are seeking input regarding revisions that will be included in the 2017-2020 extension of the plan.
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April 18, 2016

Big Island Public High School Graduation Dates Released

With high school graduations just around the corner, the Hawai'i Department of Education has released official graduation dates for public and public charter schools across the state.
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March 23, 2016

DOE Receives Grant Funding for Culturally Accurate Assessments

Funds would be used to support a new assessment with a broader and more culturally accurate definition of student success in the state.
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February 25, 2016

Maunakea Observatories Launch New Program in Partnership with DOE

The program is designed to put young aspiring astronomers in the observatory community and allocate observing time within telescopes to students.
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October 09, 2015

DOE: Public School Attendence Rates Steady

A total of 180,409 students were enrolled within the Department of Education's 256 schools and 34 charter schools for the 2015-16 school year.
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August 03, 2015

HDOE Plans to Request Waiver to Extend SIG Funds

Under the requested waiver, the DOE says it will have an increased ability to implement the School Improvement Grant program in eligible school in the state.
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May 21, 2015

Big Island Students Recognized in ‘My Hawai’i’ Contest

Four Big Island students were among 25 middle schoolers honored on May 15 for entries submitted in the My Hawai’i Story Contest.
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April 08, 2015

DOE: Meal Prices to Increase Next School Year

The Hawai’i Department of Education announced Tuesday that breakfast and lunch prices will increase for the 2015-16 school year.
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February 20, 2015

HDOE Receives Testing Waiver for Immersion Program

The Hawai’i Department of Education was awarded a one-year waiver from the United States Department of Education for immersion program students to forgo the Smarter Balanced Assessment.
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December 05, 2014

Big Island Teachers Become National Board Certified

Fifteen Big Island teachers have received National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
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October 07, 2014

E.B. de Silva Recognized as a Strive HI School

E.B. de Silva Elementary school has received recognition as one of 15 elementary schools to earn the Strive HI Performance award from the Hawai'i State DOE.
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