Parents end weeklong school furlough sit-in

At a time when President Barack Obama is pushing for more time in the classroom, his home state has created the nation's shortest school year under a new union contract that closes schools on most Fridays for the remainder of the academic calendar.

April 15, 2010 12:19:13 PM PDT
Parents who have been protesting Hawaii's shortest-in-the-nation school year have ended a sit-in that lasted several days at Gov. Linda Lingle's office.