(Left to Right) Department of Education superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi, Hawai'i Pacific Health Senior VP John La Forgia, Hawai'i P-20 executive director Karen Lee, Governor Neil Abercrombie, Executive Office on Early Learning director GG Weisenfeld, UH Student Caucus chair Richard Mizusawa and Interim UH President David Lassner, announced the state's higher education goals.
Credit Wayne Yoshioka
Hawai'i P-20 Partnerships for Education Outlines Goals
Sixty-five percent of jobs in Hawaii will require some college by the year 2018. That, according to a study from Georgetown University. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, the state unveiled its plan to deliver qualified graduates in the workforce.
The Honolulu City Council Budget Committee passed a bill today that would re-start the bidding process for the leasehold sale of the city’s affordable housing properties. That, following the failure of the highest bidder to meet financing deadlines by the end of last year. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
ByBeth-Ann Kozlovich & Chris Vandercook•Aug 5, 2013
It’s Monday, August 5 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation
Clearing debris through the DOE for better mental health
Matthew Bassett is the Litigation Director for Hawaii Disability Rights Center, formally the Protection and Advocacy Agency of the State of Hawaii. He has history with the agency - he’s worked for it since 1997... and the focus of his practice continues to be special education.