3/24/2010

The Hawaii State Teachers Association and the state Board of Education have reached a tentative agreement to restore teacher-furlough days using $92 million in state funds, but Gov. Linda Lingle has put forth an alternative proposal. Lingle said she would restore the furlough days with $62 million in state funds if lawmakers approve a constitutional amendment that would abolish the Board of Education and give her the power to appoint the state schools superintendent.

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