Hawaii Education Highlights

Early Childhood

Always Reading Program Adds Three More Schools

Kalihi, Pope, and Waiahole Elementary schools are the newest members of Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Foundation’s Always Reading program and joins four other elementary schools: Fern, Kalihi Kai, Linapuni, and Puuhale. Read more.



Family Resources for New Standards and Assessments

With the recent implementation of Hawaii Common Core and the Smarter Balanced Assessments, a new way of teaching and learning is being done in the classroom. Read more

Higher Ed

All-Time High for UH Mānoa Four-Year Graduation Rate

Thirty-two percent of first-time, full time students who started college in fall 2012 earned a bachelor’s degree in four years.
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 National News


The College Degree Has Become the New High School Degree

A new report finds that employers are increasingly requiring a bachelor’s degree for positions that didn’t used to require baccalaureate education. Read more