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Hirono, Schatz announce $20M for Native Hawaiian education

MEDIA RELEASE Sens. Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz have announced grants to programs and institutions of higher education that serve Native Hawaiian communities, from preschool through college and career training. Projects will support vital needs such as kindergarten readiness; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education; Native Hawaiian culture and language; and college success. […]

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Public school students earning AP honors at all-time high

MEDIA RELEASE A record 492 public high school students from across Hawaii have earned AP Scholar Awards for exceptional achievement in rigorous college-level courses, according to the College Board. Students who succeed on AP exams may earn college credit, advanced placement, or both. About 20 percent of the 2.1 million students worldwide who took AP […]

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Students score well on AP Exams; new faculty; Broadbent Family Foundation Grant

Parker School’s new logo honors past, looks to future

Students score well on AP Exams; new faculty; Broadbent Family Foundation Grant

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HPA hosts admission events for prospective students

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) is hosting a series of admission events for prospective K-12 day students. A kindergarten Open House will be held for prospective parents at the Village Campus from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24. Parents will meet kindergarten teacher Hope Soo, and observe her kindergarten class. Soo will […]

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UH BOR approves change of status for College of Pharmacy

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Board of Regents (BOR) approved a change of status from “provisional” to “established” for the PharmD degree offered at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) in a meeting Aug. 21 on Oahu. “When the College of Pharmacy gets a cold, UH Hilo […]

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University of Hawaii most diverse in nation

MEDIA RELEASE University of Hawaii campuses took the top spots in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of most diverse campuses in the United States. The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked UH Hilo as the most diverse four-year public institution in the country. UH filled out all the top spots in that category, with […]

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Educator, public input sought on student assessments

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Education is seeking educators, parents, business and community leaders to review test questions aligned to the Hawaii Common Core standards and help recommend achievement levels for grade-level proficiency. Beginning spring 2015, public school students in grades 3-8 and 11 will take new Smarter Balanced assessments in English language arts […]

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Hiki No Festival honors student video stories (Aug. 28)

MEDIA RELEASE The public is invited to view outstanding student-produced video stories on the big screen at PBS Hawaii’s first-ever Hiki No Festival. The featured stories, produced last school year, have aired on PBS Hawaii’s student news program, Hiki No, and are nominated in this year’s Hiki No Awards. The Big Island screening events are […]

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Chronic absenteeism in public schools down 39%

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s public elementary schools have made significant headway in reducing the number of students chronically absent, a strong predictor of academic success, according to the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) 2013-14 Strive HI Performance System results. Chronic absenteeism is one of the most powerful predictors of student success, even accounting for other […]

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Parker School announces new board members

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors — Julie Hendricks and Frances Simperman. Born and raised in Waimea, Hendricks graduated from Hawaii Preparatory Academy. While earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Textiles from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, she worked as an intern with Tori Richard, Ltd. […]

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Let’s talk lizards at the Lyman Museum Monday (Aug 25)

On Monday (Aug 25) at the Lyman Museum, Dr. William Mautz talks about lizards: their habits and habitats, how and when they came to Hawaii, and the future of them.

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Kona Charter School offers free breakfast to all its students

Kona Pacific Public Charter School in Kona will be the first public school in the State of Hawai‘i to serve breakfast in the classroom to all students beginning August 18th. Kona Pacific Public Charter School is leading the way as an innovator in public education. As a pioneer in the field of school and community […]

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Sep 19, 2014 / 5:15 pm
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