PPS-HI is a member of the National organization of Parents for Public Schools, which helps schools and parents build powerful alliances that improve results for schools and students. Their goal is to strengthen public schools by engaging, educating, and mobilizing parents.
PPS-HI is an active member of HE`E (Hui for Excellence in Education), a statewide coalition of community and parent stakeholders committed to improving education. As a member, our board reviews and votes on HE`E proposals and responses and benefits from briefings from HE`E staff and members.
The official website for the Hawaii State Department of Education provides a vast amount of information aimed for parents, students, teachers, and the general public. This Content Management Site offers everything about the Department’s Strategic Plan and Goals towards student learning, staff success, and successful systems of support. Parents will find resources, tools, and much more including an in depth look at standards and assessments.
This link goes to the search on the Hawaii Youth Services Directory. This is a searchable database of over 700 Youth services and programs
Here is a listing of tutorial services from the Hawaii Youth Services database.
A list from Hawaii Department of Human Services.
This report measures the well being of our children by 4 major factors — Economics, Education, Health, Community— with 16 subsets. States are compared in and factors are discussed.
As the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, National Parent Teacher Association® (PTA) provides parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child and the best tools to help their children be safe, healthy, and successful—in school and in life.
An initiative by NBC News to engage the country in a solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America. News, articles, school data, and resource links.
Find Your School. Guide Your Child. Improve Your School. GreatSchools is the country’s leading source of information on school performance. With listings of 200,000 public and private schools serving students from preschool through high school and more than 800,000 parent ratings and reviews
Thousands of fun and educational activities. Access to tens of thousands of current, credible, and easy to read articles. Video content offering everything from parenting advice to step-by-step activity instruction. A rich community that helps parents connect with each other and with leading experts. Qualitative and quantitative information on preschools, K-12 schools, and higher learning institutions.
The U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences and the National Center for Education Statistics provides state, district and school information for the public- includes charts and comparisons.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides a “Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) to monitor state by state profiles in alchohol, drugs, asthma, obesity and other risk factors.