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Selected readings on US charter schools

HAWAII: OHA awards $1.5 million for charter schools

The Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs has approved $1.5 million in emergency funding to 17 Hawaiian-focused public charter schools for the 2013-2014 school year to address … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

HAWAII DOE to Charter Schools: Figure Out Your Own Food

If Earl’s Snack Shop hadn’t stepped in at the 11th hour, Kanu o ka Aina Public Charter School on the Big Island might not have been able to feed its … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII: How Do You Measure Equal Funding for Schools?

There are three legs to the public education-funding stool: facilities, teachers, and administrative support. The issue of unequal funding is most often heard from the charter schools, whose students and … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII School Enrollment Up, Led by Charter Schools

The number of students enrolled in Hawai`i’s public schools was up by 1,818 over last year, an increase of 1.1%, the state Department of Education said Wednesday. The biggest percentage … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII Charter Schools in Limbo Over Teacher Evaluations

Hawaii is trying to find out whether its public school teachers are making the grade. This year’s Hawaii public school teachers are being evaluated under a new, controversial performance evaluation … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII: Waters of Life Charter School Honored Again

Waters of Life Charter School added another chapter to its resurgence today when it was named one of the state’s top schools in making progress toward raising student achievement and … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII: A sunny day for charter school

Ke Kula Niihau O Kekaha receives grant for photovoltaic system LIHUE — Ke Kula Niihau O Kekaha, a Hawaiian language charter school on Kauai’s Westside, will soon be powered by … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII Charter Schools Now Tied to Performance Contracts

Hawaii’s 32 charter schools are now subject to school performance contracts that mark the first such agreements in the state’s history. The schools, along with several local charter school agencies, executed … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Native HAWAIIan Charter Schools get $1.5 million from OHA

Kanu o ka ‘Āina Learning ‘Ohana thankful WAIMEA, Hawaii – Leaders in the Native Hawaiian Charter School Alliance are praising the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for the $1.5 million in … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII: OHA awards $1.5 million to charter schools

HONOLULU (April 23, 2013) – The Board of Trustees for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs has awarded a $1.5 million grant to help charter schools with a particular interest in … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII: Charter school commission adopts accountability measures

The Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission has approved a new charter contract with accountability measures for financial and organizational performance for all charter schools in the state. The contract … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

HAWAII: Kona Pacific takes over food service program

In September, Kona Pacific Public Charter School received notice the Hawaii County Equal Opportunity Council was ceasing food service operations. The termination of the only federally approved nutrition program for … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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