HEPC Research, Policy Briefs, Testimony

Original HEPC Research: February 2016

Educating the Whole Child The Case for Arts Education


Research: May 2013

An Ocean of Unknowns: Risks and Opportunities in Using Student Achievement Data to Evaluate PreK-3rd Grade Teachers, by Laura A. Bornfreund, Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation, May 2013.


Policy Brief: April 2013

With the revision of Obama’s pre-k plan and Abercrombie new proposal, Director Jim Shon explores the two policies. Updated Summary of President Obama’s Pre-K Early Education Plan; and A Summary of Governor Abercrombie’s Proposal


Report; December, 2005

Temporary Early Childhood Education Task Force, Report to the 2006 Hawaii State Legislature (739KB, 71pp) by Hawaii Educational Policy Center, December 2005



Research: 2006

Junior Kindergarten Pilot Program Evaluation 2005-2006, (9 pp, 157 KB, PDF) [POLICY REPORT ALSO AVAILABLE]  Donna Grace and Barbara D. DeBaryshe


Research: 2005

Longitudinal Student Assessment A Growth Model for Hawai‘i’s K-12 Students, Ronald Heck (4 pp, 30K, PDF)


Research: 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 2001



Feasibility, Benefits, and Costs of Establishing a Comprehensive, Linked K-16 Database in the State of Hawai‘i, (82 pp, 999K, PDF)


Research: 2001

K-12 General-Education Teachers’ Voluntary Resignations from the Hawai‘i Department of Education: Demographics, Reasons for Leaving, Dissatisfactions, and Suggestions for Improvement, (21 pp, 216K, PDF), 2001 Paul Brandon

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