HEPC Research, Policy Briefs, Testimony

Original Policy Summary; February 2016

History and Directions of the Hawaii Charter School System


Audio: September, 2014.

HEPC Director Jim Shon interviews with Civil Beat

Listen to Civil Beat’s Pod Squad interviews our own Director, Jim Shon to talk about using public funds for private preschool education, the appropriate age for kindergarteners, and classroom temperatures. 

Find the episode at Civil Beat. Alternatively, if you are not a subscriber, find it on iTunes.


Policy Brief: July, 2014

A Short Voter’s Guide to Constitutional Amendments for Early Education Programs

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 the Proposed Constitutional Amendment


Analysis: December, 2001

Ready for Success in Kindergarten — A Comparative Analysis of Community Beliefs: Preschool and Kindergarten Parents, Teachers, and Administrators, (14 pp, 191K, PDF)[POLICY REPORT ALSO AVAILABLE] , Stephanie Feeney, Donna Grace, and Mary E. Brandt

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