Do you think the cost of attendance at UH is not a problem…..?

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

You may be surprised… Take a look at this short PDF we have complied of a few quick facts and statistics taken from our longer report on the issue (found in our Current Projects section). Is Cost of Attending UH a Problem_

New studies and reports examine the Student Loan system and debt default here in Hawai’i.

On June 12, 2014, in College Tuition and Debt, Financing, Higher Education, News & Events, School Reform, by Shannon Hillman

New studies released today spotlight the issue with the student loan system and how it affects those here in Hawai’i. Bloomberg Business Week focuses on why the Student Loan system is doomed to fail by ignoring the factor of ‘risk’ between student loans. Find the article here. Alia Wong of Civil Beat then looks at […]

Reducing funding for education sees loss in Employment

Between June 2009, when the recession ended, and November 2012, the lowest point for local education employment, districts cut nearly 350,000 workers. They’ve hired fewer than 40,000 of them back since then. See review from website FiveThirtyEight Economics of how the US has reduced funding for education.

Why Cursive Handwriting matters

On June 3, 2014, in K-12, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

An interesting read from the New York Times on the importance of messy handwriting vs cursive and the process of attaining the latter.

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