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Schools struggle with class hours

Many secondary schools are having trouble redoing their schedules to meet a required 990 hours of classroom time

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 01, 2014

~~<p>Lawmakers are again considering tweaking the 2010 law that lengthened Hawaii's school day and imposed minimum instructional hours at schools.</p>
<p>The law, passed in the wake of teacher Furlough Fridays, requires that all public schools have at least 180 instructional days a year -- a requirement the Department of Education says all schools are meeting.</p>
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Lawmakers are again considering tweaking the 2010 law that lengthened Hawaii's school day and imposed minimum instructional hours at schools.

The law, passed in the wake of teacher Furlough Fridays, requires that all public schools have at least 180 instructional days a year -- a requirement the Department of Education says all schools are meeting. Login for more...



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