ESEA Flexibility Request September 6, 2012 [PDF, 15MB]

Approved ESEA Flexibility Request  May 20th, 2013

Highlights of Hawaii’s Request May 20th, 2013

Peer Panel Notes October 2012


Secretary’s Approval Letter May 20th, 2013


Taken from Hawaii Department of Education website:

ESEA Flexibility Waiver:

The Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) will be applying for a waiver to the United States Department of Education (USDE) for the ESEA Flexibility Waiver in the fall of 2012. The DOE should be notified shortly thereafter whether the waiver has been granted or denied.  Since notification of the status of the Flexibility Waiver request will not be known until the fall of 2012, the DOE will continue to solicit new SES providers via the Request for Proposals (RFP) process and continue to proceed with SES with its current and newly approved SES providers.  If the waiver is granted, the DOE will offer SES only for those students who have completed the Agreement of Services form. SES will only occur during the 1st semester and will cease by the end of Winter Intersession 2012. If the waiver is not granted, the DOE will continue to offer SES to eligible students for the remainder of the school year.  Once the DOE is notified of the waiver request outcome from the USDE, SES providers will be notified immediately so they can plan accordingly.

Link to this announcement

Hawaii has posted draft application and public surverys on its website. View the documents here.


RFA application to provide SES was due May 15th 2012 – DEADLINE PASSED

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