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Parents for Public Schools Hawaii (“PPS-HI”) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) coalition of parents, community members, and educators who are committed to ensuring all children in Hawai`i have access to a quality public education. We strive to increase family and community engagement through programs, events, and other activities. We also work with key decision makers to advocate for policies that increase educational opportunities for parents, families, and children. Learn about our events, stay up to date on education issues, express your concerns, and join us! Email us at info@ppshi.org for more information.

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Upcoming Events

Children and Youth Day 2016

A fun event at the capital. Join us at our booth for a few hours


Monthly Board Meeting

All members are welcome to attend our monthly meetings held at the University of Hawaii

8:30am - 10:30am
University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Wist Hall, Room 216
Kailua Intermediate School Tour

Is your child a 5th or 6th grader? Have you been wondering about educational options?

Kailua Intermediate School Library
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Latest News

Support PPS Hawaii with Foodland’s “Give Aloha”
September 3, 2016 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: Membership Updates

PPS Hawai‘i is a mostly volunteer organization that collaborates to support and improve public education by increasing family engagement. This

Important Hawaii Community Education Meetings
August 6, 2016 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Education Issues, Events, Media Coverage

The rare moment for potential enrichment of Hawaii schools continues . . . . In August and September, the Board

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SBA Testing
May 6, 2016 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: Education Issues

Now that the annual SBA testing is wrapping up for some schools, we want to know: How did testing go

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Parent Engagement Program
March 31, 2016 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: Membership Updates

The Parent Engagement Program (PEP) and Family Academy will build the skills and knowledge of parents and family members so

Every Student Succeeds Act Replaces No Child Left Behind
March 29, 2016 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: Education Issues

New legislation gives Hawaii more flexibility with testing in our schools In December, President Obama announced “the Christmas Miracle”—that Congress

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