The White House’s recent acknowledgement of too much testing in schools. Read the Atlantic’s latest expose on the issue. Find it here and the corresponding study on testing in our schools.
Earlier this month, HEPC Director, Jim Shon, attended the annual Education Commission of the States Conference held in Denver. Read his summary and analysis of the conference. Report on ECS Denver 2015 Conference
Congress looks to currently be considering whether states should be able to exclude ELL scores in testing accountability when it comes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as Florida did last year. Check out the short article from Education Week here.
With the new partnership between University of West Oahu and Tokai University being finaliyed, HEPC looks at the lead up for building such a partnership and the negotiation process that goes into creating one. It concludes with identifying the unique qualities of the people and context which made the collaboration possible. Anatomy of a Partnership […]
From The Atlantic comes a new exploration of classroom use of technology and what it means for student’s future careers and personal lives. Find the full article, written by Alia Wong, here.
The John A Burns School of Medicine and UH Cancer Center have revised their business plan for expansion into Kakaako. With financial support from the State to the University severely declining in the recent years, the School has proposed several possible futures and how they would move forward. Find the full report here.
From the Department of Business, Economic Development and Toursim comes a new report using survey data that among others, calculates demographic data, direct and total economic impact, and how these relate to Hawai’i’s markets. Find the report here.
HEPC gives an overview of 1990’s School Community Based Management, a school management reform project aimed at fostering school independence, collaboration within the school, and recognizing the value of the community. Is it time to try it again?? The Project Ke Au Hou Reform Model
From the NCAA comes new data that shows revenue generated by athletics through ticket sales, broadcast agreements and other sources continues to rise among Division I schools, but athletics-related expenses are climbing at a quicker pace, according to a report detailing revenues and expenses among NCAA institutions in 2013. Expenses exceeded generated revenue at all but […]
Earlier in January, The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, released a report on the Economic Impact of UHM’s Athletic Department. Examining the budget and revenue of the Department, in comparison with other Athletic Departments around the nation. Find the full report here.