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Today on Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will hear about the Farm to School project, and how local food production is ramping up to service the Department of Education. They will learn what innovations are improving the supply and demand issues surrounding the purchasing of local food for our state school cafeterias.

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Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will get an update on the technology connecting Hawaiʻi's classrooms, and how it's evolving to prepare our keiki for the future. The Chief Information Officer for the Department of Education, Brook Conner, joins the show to share his vision for ed-tech in Hawaiʻi.

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A new payment system for public school lunches is being unveiled next week.

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Following the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, there is a lot of attention on school safety. The number of gun incidents in Hawaiʻi schools has actually dropped. Last year there were 21 incidents all involving air guns.

High Tech Buses Saving Money, Time

Dec 18, 2017
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The Hawaii Department of Education has spent four years testing and rolling out high tech solutions to meet the challenges of getting students to school.

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Deedy Case Headed for a Third Trial; Waikiki Natatorium; Improving School Bus Efficiency; Global Teacher Prize

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Tax Reform Poses Challenge to Universities; Immigrant Labor in Longline Fishing; New School for Kapolei

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The Governor’s top budget priority for this upcoming legislative session is Public Education.   But will his increased spending really make a difference?   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.