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Limited distance-based learning spots available for many Hawaii public students – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-07-30 14:44:00 –

  • Associated Press / July 2020

    In July last year, a desk was placed in the classroom at Aikahi Elementary School in Kailua.

Within a week of the beginning of the school year, the State Department of Education released details of its state-based distance learning program, securing only a limited number of student slots.

According to a memo sent to the principal and complex supervisor this week, students who do not offer distance learning programs at the school or community complex will have access to only 30 openings per grade. The memo states that the number of slots for elementary school students is even smaller from 21 to 27.

On July 22, the ministry released a list of about 100 schools offering distance learning options for parents who are worried about sending their children to school. COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection) Pandemic.

on Tuesday.

Last month, state school director Christina Kishimoto said there was no complete distance learning option for students in Hawaii’s public schools next year.

She said the focus this year was on face-to-face instruction, but focused on paid distance learning for students in the loss of learning, as well as social and emotional issues.

A previous DOE study of parents found that there was little demand for distance learning, before the delta variant emerged as the driving force behind the proliferation of coronaviruses throughout the island.

Parents interested in remote programs should contact the school principal to discuss eligibility criteria and then refer qualified students to the state.



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