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DOE approves school accountability, improvement system

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Education (HIDOE) has received federal approval for a new Strive HI Performance System designed to ensure all students graduate college- and career-ready. The redesigned school accountability and improvement system approved by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) replaces many of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act […]

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Six more schools attain Adequate Yearly Progress

MEDIA RELEASSE Six schools with successful appeals met Adequate Yearly Progress, raising the final total to 139 out of 286, or 49 percent. Since the preliminary AYP results were announced July 17, the following schools’ AYP status has changed from “not met” to “met:” Kalani High, Pahoa High & Intermediate, Mokapu Elementary, Sunset Beach Elementary, […]

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Hawaii files ESEA Flexibility application

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Education (DOE) has filed its application for ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Flexibility with the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). “Hawaii’s ESEA Flexibility plan will drastically improve our accountability system and provide a rigorous alternative to the current No Child Left Behind one-size-fits-all approach,” said Deputy Superintendent Ronn […]

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WMS Local Advisory Panel to meet (July 30)

WMS Local Advisory Panel to meet (July 30)

MEDIA RELEASE Waimea Middle School’s newly appointed Local Advisory Panel (LAP) will begin discussion and input on the school’s vision and values when meeting from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, July 30 in Classroom K-04. Also on the agenda will be a report from Student Leadership, a review of the school’s No Child Left Behind (NCLB) performance […]

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Student reading, math scores rise in all grades

MEDIA RELEASE In a year of unprecedented improvement, Hawaii’s public school students in every grade increased their scores in both reading and math in the 2012 Hawaii State Assessment, according to data released Tuesday by the Hawaii State Department of Education. The gains helped 17 more DOE schools achieve Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, under […]

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Hirono: Energized by education

Hirono: Energized by education

Congresswoman Mazie Hirono has released the following statement: To bring the best paying jobs to Hawaii, we need to have the best educated workforce. So I wanted to pass along some good news about action taken last week at home in the islands and in our nation’s capital to strengthen schools and provide our keiki […]

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No Child Left Behind update

No Child Left Behind update

MEDIA RELEASE Four schools with successful appeals and two schools with cell modifications met Adequate Yearly Progress, raising the final total to 116 out of 286, or 41 percent. Since the preliminary AYP results were announced on July 15, the following schools’ AYP status has changed from “not met” to “met:” Hanalei Elementary, Kula Aupuni […]

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