• Last year more than 1000 classrooms in Hawaii had no permanent teacher all year.

    Funding is needed to attract and retain
    great teachers and other critical services.

    In the November election, we can vote for the
    “ConAm” measure to set a surcharge on
    investment properties to fund education.

     

    Learn More or Participate

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            We surveyed all 76 legislators

    on their experience with public schools:

                          45 are Public School Grads                   Legislator Public School Survey
                          21 are Private School Grads
                          10 did not respond

  • Care about public education?

    Come to our annual meeting on
    Saturday, September 22, from 9am-11am.

    We want to meet you, discuss issues, goals, accomplishmentsand plan for the 2018/2019 school year!

     

    Register today!

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    Become a PPSHI member today!

     

    Sign up Online

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    PPSHI Transition Nights Feature an Exploration of Adolescent Brain and Behavior Changes

    Wondering what to expect in Middle School?
    Attend one of our yearly presentations hosted by PPSHI about

    “Your Child’s Transition to Middle School”

    Learn More

COLLABORATING TO SUPPORT PUBLIC EDUCATION

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

December PPSHI Board Meeting
Dec
08

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


8:30

November PPSHI Board Meeting
Nov
10

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


8:30

October PPSHI Board Meeting
Oct
13

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


8:30

October PPSHI Board Meeting
Oct
13

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


8:30

Parents for Public Schools of Hawaii Annual 2018 Meeting
Sep
22

You are invited to our annual meeting– a time to share our education information, joys,


9am
UH Mānoa Campus, Wist Hall (CCC) - College of Education
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Latest News

2018 Education Funding Ballot Measure
July 3, 2018 Posted by: Deborah Bond-Upson Posted in: Membership Updates

 Good News on Funding Our Schools — And a Call to Action! The lack of reliable and adequate funding to

March Newsletter-
May 23, 2018 Posted by: Deborah Bond-Upson Posted in: Membership Updates

Dear Parents for Public Schools of Hawaii Members, In the wake of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

SB 2922
March 1, 2018 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Membership Updates

February 27, 2018   Senate Committee on Judiciary                         

HB 2117
February 22, 2018 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Membership Updates

February 11, 2018 House Committee on Education Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair Re: HB

Education Funding Bills failing to pass in 2017
June 21, 2017 Posted by: PPSHI Posted in: Education Issues

The bills, SB683 and SB686, to create an additional source of revenue for Hawaii Public Schools failed to pass this

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