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TAG: Hawaii Department of Education
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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June 26, 2014

Keaau High Students in Innovative Summer Program

The Kupa-`Aina summer bridge program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo will provide cultural experiences along with college credits and admission.
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June 06, 2014

Food Program Sites for Students on Summer Holiday Announced

Fifteen Big Island schools are taking part in Seamless Summer Option, the summer meals program funded by the US Department of Agriculture.
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January 21, 2014

Former Big Isle Educator Retires Under Cloud

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.
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January 16, 2014

Big Island Teachers Become Nationally Certified

The partnership with Kamehameha Schools is boosting the certified teacher growth rate in Hawaii.
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November 19, 2013

BOE Members to Hold Community Meeting in Hilo Thursday

The meeting will give parents and the public an opportunity to discuss education issues.
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November 07, 2013

Hawai`i Fourth-Graders Surpass National Math Scores

That was a first, DOE officials said, and reflect gains made in both math and reading for the state's fourth- and eighth-graders.
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October 30, 2013

DOE Acknowledges Errors in Graduation Rates

Department of Education officials said the software error resulted in nearly all the actual rates being lower than those reported in August.
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October 28, 2013

Oahu Educator Honored; Timbal Top Big Island Teacher

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.
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