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We are a 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 work collaboratively with parents, community members, educators, and policy makers in order to improve the quality of public education in Hawai’i. We plan programs, events, and trainings that address the needs of families. 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

Monthly Board Meeting

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8:30am - 10am
University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Wist Hall, Room 216
Hawaii Children and Youth Day

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Latest News from our Blog

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Inside Parents for Public Schools
August 24, 2015 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Resources

Check out the latest issue of IPPS which covers the work being done by various chapters of Parents for Public

Honolulu Transition Night
April 21, 2015 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: Events

A big mahalo to everyone who helped make our Honolulu Transition Night a huge success last Friday evening at Shriner’s

Kailua Intermediate Transition Night
March 4, 2015 Posted by: Kate Righter Posted in: Events

A big mahalo to our presenters and to the many families who attended our the Kailua Intermediate School transition night

February 17, 2015 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: School News

See why our teachers #loveteaching ! Teachers from the Kaimuki-McKinley-Roosevelt Complex Area weigh in.

Pre-Kindergarten Learning Standards
December 9, 2014 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Resources

Link to the Hawaii Early Learning and Development Standards Summary: http://earlylearning.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/HELDS_Quick_Summary.pdf Hawaii Early Learning Content Standards: http://earlylearning.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Preschool_Standards_HELDS_043013.pdf Link to the

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