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Applications for free, high-quality prekindergarten are still being accepted from qualified families at four public charter schools on the island of Hawaii.  Children eligible to attend are four-year-olds whose birthdates fall on or between August 1, 2010 and July 31, 2011 and whose family income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines for Hawaii.

Free Pre-K seats still available at four Big Island charter schools

Applications for free, high-quality prekindergarten are still being accepted from qualified families at four public charter schools on the island of Hawaii. Children eligible to attend are four-year-olds whose birthdates fall on or between August 1, 2010 and July 31, 2011 and whose family income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines […]

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Official 2011-12 public, charter school enrollments

Official 2011-12 public, charter school enrollments

MEDIA RELEASE The state’s official public school enrollment for the 2011-12 school year – with all 255 state Department of Education (DOE) schools and 31 charter schools – is 181,213, an increase of 1.7 percent compared to last year’s total of 178,189. The DOE public schools enroll 172,104 (+2,117 from last year) students, about 95 […]

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Charter schools get support from administration

Charter schools get support from administration

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona earlier this month traveled to the Big Island to meet with officials with the Charter School Review Panel to urge them to reconsider its position and allow Lapahoehoe Elementary School to become a public charter school. Teachers, administrative staff and parents in February voted overwhelmingly in favor of […]

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