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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

Kailua Intermediate School Tour

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

Kailua Intermediate School Library
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
King Intermediate School Tour

Visit our campus Get to know our staff Observe core and elective classes Meet our

S.W. King Intermediate School
Jarrett Middle School Tour

Jarrett Middle School and Parents for Public Schools Hawaii Invites 4th & 5th grade parents to: *meet

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Latest News

Go Eagles! Washington Middle School principal AND teacher receive honors
October 21, 2016 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: School News

Washington Middle School was the first school where PPS HI held tours and transition nights, back in 2012. The purpose of these

Hawaii Education Blueprint Community Forums
October 3, 2016 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: Education Issues, Events

Governor’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Team invites students, Teachers, Principals, Vice Principals, School Staff Members, Parents, Community Members, and

Children and Youth Day 2016
October 3, 2016 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: Events

On Sunday, volunteers from CESA  joined PPS-HI board members at the Children and Youth Day event at the Hawaii State Capital.

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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