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 […]
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.
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 […]
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
Over the last week, UH has released two documents showing the measuring of efficiency for the UH system and the latest review of the Proposed Tuition increases over the 2016-17 AY.
Were you aware that Hawaiian voters will soon be asked to make changes to Hawai’i’s constitution that allows for funding of private educational partnerships? Read our voter’s guide on the basics of the proposed amendments and what they mean for funding and the future of the islands early education system. A Short Voter’s Guide to […]