NYC small school project shows promising results.

On October 18, 2014, in Higher Education, School Reform, by Shannon Hillman

From NPR, a recent project done by MDCR, funded by the Gates Foundation, which enrolls 100 students per grade shows promising results in getting students to enroll in college. Read the full article here.

Chicago to make Community College free.

On October 18, 2014, in Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

From Inside Higher Ed, an article which explores Chicago’s recent decision to supply scholarships to Community Colleges for select High school graduates. Read the full article here.

HEPC Director Jim Shon interviews with Civil Beat

On September 24, 2014, in Early Learning, School Reform, by Shannon Hillman

Listen to Civil Beat’s Pod Squad interviews our own Director, Jim Shon to talk about using public funds for private preschool education, the appropriate age for kindergarteners, and classroom temperatures.  Find the episode at Civil Beat. Alternatively, if you are not a subscriber, find it on iTunes.

Are you a UH Student concerned with Tuition? Take our survey!

On August 28, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Shannon Hillman

Dear University of Hawaii Student.   Concerned about tuition, the cost of living, future student debt?     Over the last year, there has been much interest in the issue, but little data on how UH students themselves feel and experience higher costs. We at the Hawai’i Educational Policy Center want to voice students’ concerns […]

Exploring the Upcoming Student Loan Explosion.

On August 21, 2014, in Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

The Huffington Post has come out with a series of charts and graphs that show the ongoing issue of debt and how the last few years has particularly forced borrowers to assess their values. Check out the full article here. 

New Policy Brief on International Data shows educational and other researchers what they are missing out on.

On August 20, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Shannon Hillman

In a new policy brief, we explore the PISA and TIMSS international tests. Reviewing what is taken away from the tests, the brief explores the multitudes of data that is readily available for anyone willing to take the time and look through it. Check out the brief in full below. Attention Education Researchers; 2015 is […]

New study find 31 million student with some college, no degree.

On August 1, 2014, in Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

A new report from the National Clearinghouse House shows that 31 million adults have some experience with college, but no degree. The report studies this phenomenon as well as what the value of ‘some college’ can be for those who feel like college is not their path. Find the report here.

New Studies on Student Debt from the White House

On July 24, 2014, in Higher Education, by Shannon Hillman

The White House has recently released a report detailing the current state of student debt in America and plans to alleviate such, making higher education more affordable. Find the full report here.

Chancellor Apple presents latest statistics on UH Grad rates

On July 19, 2014, in Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

At the Board of Regents meeting on Thursday, July 17, Chancellor Apple presented the latest statistics showing among other things, the graduation rates at UH. Also in the presentation are the latest budget cut proposals, one which to place a freeze on any new appointments has already taken effect. Check out the power point in […]

HEPC presents Testimony to UH Board of Regents

On July 16, 2014, in Higher Education, News & Events, Uncategorized, by Shannon Hillman

At the July 17th Board of Regents meeting, HEPC Director Jim Shon and Researcher Shannon Hillman presented testimony to its members. Testimony included some recently gathered data on the issue of student debt and the rising tuition costs. HEPC TESTIMONY- BOR – JULY 17th Dr. Shon HEPC TESTIMONY- BOR – JULY 17th

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