The Economic Impact of International Students in Hawaii (Source; DBEDT, April, 2015)

On April 20, 2015, in Higher Education, K-12, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

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.

School Management reformation under the Project Ke Au Hou Reform

On April 2, 2015, in News & Events, School Reform, by Shannon Hillman

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  

Growth in Division 1 Athletics Expenses Outpaces Revenue Increases. (Source: NCAA)

On February 11, 2015, in Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

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 […]

Shidler College of Business releases Report of Athletics Department’s Economic Impact.

On January 27, 2015, in Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

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.

HEPC’s Analysis of CBAs in Regards to School Empowerment

On January 5, 2015, in News & Events, School Reform, by Shannon Hillman

HEPC Director Jim Shon has recently conducted an analysis of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement for seeking how much decision making power it gives to schools and personnel. HEPC’s Analysis of CBAs RE; School Empowerment

HEPC Analyzes BOR Policies Regarding School Empowerment

On December 3, 2014, in K-12, News & Events, School Reform, by Shannon Hillman

In 2002, HEPC conducted an analysis of Hawaii BOR policies when it comes to school empowerment. After revisiting them, we have found them to be still applicable to many of today’s policies. Take a look! HEPC- Analyzing BOE Policies RE School Empowerment

New Report Explores the Trends in State Financial Aid.

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

Exploring the Trends within State Financial Aid. States take a wide variety of approaches in making investments in postsecondary financial aid. A new report from the Education Commision of the States reviews several trends in state financial aid programs enacted through state legislatures in the 2013 and 2014 sessions Find the full report here.

University Lab School ranks high among OECD Benchmarking.

On November 17, 2014, in News & Events, STEM, by Shannon Hillman

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has recently released a report that reveals the results of four public charter schools, including University Laboratory School (ULS) that participated in an international exam to measure their academic success against both students in the U.S. and those in developed countries. The report looks at the performance of students at […]

Why Colleges Don’t Want to be Judged by Grad Rates.

On October 23, 2014, in Higher Education, News & Events, by Shannon Hillman

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, a recent article addresses recent initiatives from the White House on ranking colleges based on graduation rates as a measure of institutional success. Read the article here.

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. 

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