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Education board delays decision on closing some Hawaii libraries
<br><b>By Michael Tsai</b> <br> <br>The state Board of Education last night voted unanimously to defer a decision on the proposed closure of five Hawai'i libraries to allow State Librarian Richard Burns and his staff time to propose a budget-reduction plan that would not include library closures. <br> <b... [MORE]

— Michael Tsai
Honolulu Advertiser

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          Ed. Dept. Takes Action Against Hawaii for Race to Top Stumbles
          <br><span class="red">You've heard of "high risk" students. Now we have "high risk" RTTT grantees. What did Hawaii promise in return for $75 million? <a href="http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorials/20100829_Race_to_the_top_blueprint.html?id=101743053"> Same old</a>. Same old: Tie t... [MORE]

          — Michele McNeil
          Education Week

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          DOE's own experts to help schools

          By Beverly Creamer

          The Department of Education rather than outside contractors will provide the extra help needed by new schools headed into restructuring, or state takeover, in the coming year under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

          The switch from outside talent to Hawai'i-based expertise could save the DOE mi... [MORE]

          — Beverly Creamer
          Honolulu Advertiser

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          Moms find it's tough to change a law

          Siu-Runyan Comment:
          Parents can make a difference even if it is tough. This is inspiring. Perhaps parents can get the NCLB Act removed. Many think they can't do anything about it, even a growing number don't like this law. One grandparent wondered if there was anything citizens could do. I told her, "Have your dau... [MORE]

          — Treena Shapiro
          Honolulu Advertiser

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