SB 2922

February 27, 2018   Senate Committee on Judiciary                                                                                                                          Sen. Brian Taniguchi, Chair                                          Sen. Karl Rhoads, Vice...

HB 2117

February 11, 2018 House Committee on Education Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair Re: HB 2117 – Relating to Standardized Testing Hearing: Monday, February 12, 2018, 2:10 pm, Room 309 Dear Chair Woodson, Vice Chair Kong and Committee...

Education Funding Bills failing to pass in 2017

The bills, SB683 and SB686, to create an additional source of revenue for Hawaii Public Schools failed to pass this legislative session. HSTA actively spoke and met with committees to promote these bills.  PPS Hawai‘i testified in support of the need for increased...

Capital Improvement Projects Approved

New construction funds for public schools were approved for the Department of Education to build a new East Kapolei Middle School, a new classroom building at Campbell High School on Oahu, and to complete classroom spaces in a new High School in Kihei, Maui, and to...

School Lunch Program

SB423 passed. Schools will not be able to deny a student a meal for failure to pay while the student’s application for free or reduced lunch is being processed or 7 days after the student’s meal fund account balance is zero or negative.
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