Thursday, December 12, 2013



Pahoa High & Intermediate School has not had a School Librarian for the past five years and could benefit from services that most Hawaii public school students enjoy.

Students begin post-secondary experiences already at a great disadvantage: they don't know how to use a library.

As educators, we are demanding equity for all Pahoa area students that they may have universal access to educational resources

Susan Kay Anderson, Classroom Teacher, Pahoa High & Intermediate
Virginia Brautigan Aste, Substitute Teacher, Pahoa, Hawaii

That's why I created a petition to Chief State School Officer Kathryn Matayoshi, Superintendent of Education, Brian Taniguchi, Senate Higher Education Committee, Jill Tokuda, Senate Education Committee, Isaac Choy, House Higher Education Committee, Roy Takumi, House Education Committee, David Lassner, President, University of Hawaii System, J.N. Musto, Executive Director, University of Hawaii Professional Assembly, Alan Oshima, Executive Vice President, Corporate and Commuity Advancement Hawaii Electric Industries, Sen. Russel Ruderman (HI-2), and Governor Neil Abercrombie, which says:

"Introduce IMMEDIATE legislation to fund and staff a school library."

Will you sign my petition? Click here to add your name:


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