Interview with Deborah Zysman: Early Education. (Source; Think Tech Hawaii, August 2015)

On August 27, 2015, in Early Education and Preschool, Think Tech, by Shannon Hillman

Host Jim Shon speaks with Deborah Zysman (Good Beginnings Alliance) about the continued efforts to make early education programs more readily available for all Hawaiian children. Find the Youtube interview here.

Teacher Shortage in NY?? (Source: Chalkbeat, August 2015)

On August 21, 2015, in K-12, by Shannon Hillman

NY not experiencing difficulties seen across the country. Schools in New York are receiving a large number of applicants for a handful of available teaching positions. This is not the case in places such as Nashville, Oklahoma City, or a number of other urban school districts struggling to fill positions before this school year begins. […]

Interview with Kanoe Ahuna: Starting a new school? (Source; Thinktech Hawaii, August 2015)

On August 21, 2015, in Charter Schools, Think Tech, by Shannon Hillman

On Movers and Shakers this week, Host Jim Shon interviews Kanoe Ahuna, and discusses what it takes to start a new school. Find the Youtube interview here. 

Looking for HI DOE data? Look to the State data book! (Source; Hawaii.gov)

Data: July 2015 Find the State of Hawaii Data book for 2014 on enrollment numbers, budgets, school and student test scores, library systems and more for K-12 and Higher Education system in Hawaii.

Explaining the Financing of College Athletes (Source: Inside Higher Ed, August 2015)

On August 15, 2015, in College Tuition and Debt, Financing, by Shannon Hillman

More Money, if you can play ball…. Some colleges and universities that play big-time intercollegiate sports are sharply increasing the federally defined cost of attendance for students at their institutions this year — letting them provide several thousand more dollars in stipends for scholarship athletes, but resulting in little if any additional funds for other […]

Interview with Shannon Hillman: Does Teaching ESL equal higher incomes? (Source; Think Tech Hawaii, August 2015)

On August 15, 2015, in Think Tech, by Shannon Hillman

Join Host Jim Shon and Educational Researcher Shannon Hillman as they discuss her research into English Education and national economies in Asia. Find the Youtube Video here.

The Citizen Preschooler (Source: The Atlantic, August 2015)

On August 6, 2015, in Civic Education and Citizenship, by Shannon Hillman

  From the Atlantic comes a look at Harvard’s Project Zero, which aims to instill democratic values in children as young as Preschool. Find the article on the Atlantic’s website.

Every Student a Citizen (Source: NCLCE, July 2015)

On August 6, 2015, in Civic Education and Citizenship, by Shannon Hillman

Read the latest blog entry by former legislators Lyla Berg and Jim Shon, as they further explore the shortfalls of current civic education and look as to what can be done to improve the situation. Find it on the NCLCE website here.

Interview with Lyla Berg on the Democratic Mission of Schools (Source: Think Tech Hawaii; July 2015)

On August 6, 2015, in Civic Education and Citizenship, Think Tech, by Shannon Hillman

Host Jim Shon interviews former teacher, principal, legislator and founder of ‘Kids Voting’ (and all round interesting person) Lyla Berg on the importance of Civic Education in schools and how it pertains to society. See the YouTube Interview here.

Catch up on the Data: Estimated teachers salaries across state from 1960 to 2013 (Source; IES, 2013)

On August 4, 2015, in K-12, by Shannon Hillman

Look what we found! Catch up on some interesting data from the Institute of Educational Statistics; Estimated average annual salary of teachers in public elementary and secondary schools, by state: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2012-13

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