New Report Examines Online Learning in Hawaii
HONOLULU, HI, --- The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is announcing the public release of their most recent research paper, “Online Learning in Hawaii: A review and guide to improve online education in the Aloha State”. The report, authored by independent writer and researcher Melissa Short, profiles current online educational efforts in Hawaii, surveys the challenges online education programs face nationally, and makes critical recommendations to improve the quality of and access to education for Hawaii students. (more)
The HPPRS is GRIH's first event series for 2011/2012.
This announces our Hawaii Public Policy Review Series (HPPRS). HPPRS is a series of meetings/discussions featuring prominent mainland attorneys and policy analysts. (more)
Honolulu, Hawaii—The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii thanks Senator Daniel Akaka for his many years of service to the State of Hawaii. Although we have had our differences in policy positions, we commend the warming spirit of Aloha that Senator Akaka brought to Washington DC. (more)
The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii welcomed Governor Abercrombie’s candid reflections on our state’s fiscal crisis in the State of the State address. Just today, the Institute for Truth in Accounting reported our state faces an additional $11.9 billion in debt, translating to $18.2 billion in state obligations for which we lack funding. We are pleased that Governor Abercrombie is addressing the issue head on. (more)
“Honolulu, Hawaii—The Grassroot Institute applauds the House Minority Caucus for including fiscal note legislation in its 2011 legislative package. “House minority leader Gene Ward said the Republicans would ‘be the watchdogs for fiscal discipline and controlling government spending’ and ‘insist on a more open and accountable government, especially when it comes to finances and education’. (more)
Correcting historical revisionism and misconceptions promoted by the Akaka Bill.
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