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E.B. de Silva Recognized as a Strive HI School E.B. de Silva Recognized as a Strive HI School October 7th, 2014 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, Featured Articles, News

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.

Keaau High Students in Innovative Summer Program Keaau High Students in Innovative Summer Program June 26th, 2014 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, Featured Articles, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

The Kupa-`Aina summer bridge program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo will provide cultural experiences along with college credits and admission.

Food Program Sites for Students on Summer Holiday Announced Food Program Sites for Students on Summer Holiday Announced June 6th, 2014 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

Fifteen Big Island schools are taking part in Seamless Summer Option, the summer meals program funded by the US Department of Agriculture.

Former Big Isle Educator Retires Under Cloud Former Big Isle Educator Retires Under Cloud January 21st, 2014 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, Featured Articles, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

John Sosa, a former principal at Waiakea High School and island-wide deputy superintendent, is the subject of an internal investigation by the state DOE.

Big Island Teachers Become Nationally Certified Big Island Teachers Become Nationally Certified January 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · East Hawaii News, Featured Articles, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

The partnership with Kamehameha Schools is boosting the certified teacher growth rate in Hawaii.

BOE Members to Hold Community Meeting in Hilo Thursday BOE Members to Hold Community Meeting in Hilo Thursday November 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment · East Hawaii News, News

The meeting will give parents and the public an opportunity to discuss education issues.

Hawai`i Fourth-Graders Surpass National Math Scores Hawai`i Fourth-Graders Surpass National Math Scores November 7th, 2013 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

That was a first, DOE officials said, and reflect gains made in both math and reading for the state’s fourth- and eighth-graders.

DOE Acknowledges Errors in Graduation Rates DOE Acknowledges Errors in Graduation Rates October 30th, 2013 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

Department of Education officials said the software error resulted in nearly all the actual rates being lower than those reported in August.

Oahu Educator Honored; Timbal Top Big Island Teacher Oahu Educator Honored; Timbal Top Big Island Teacher October 28th, 2013 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, News

Elizabeth Timbal of Keaau High was among the entrants for State Teacher of the Year which was won by Matthew Lawrence of Waikiki Elementary School.

Settlement of Substitute Teachers' Back Pay Lawsuit Pending Settlement of Substitute Teachers’ Back Pay Lawsuit Pending October 7th, 2013 · No Comments · East Hawaii News, News, North Hawaii News, West Hawaii News

The state has agreed to pay $15 million in the class-action lawsuit that accused the Department of Education of underpaying substitute teachers.

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