Parents for Public Schools Hawaii

Who they are

Parents for Public Schools Hawaii (“PPS-HI”) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of parents, educators, community leaders, policy makers, and other stakeholders in Hawai`i public education.  PPS-HI is a member of the national organization, Parents for Public Schools Inc., which has established 17 chapters in 12 states.

What they do

We work collaboratively to improve and support public education in Hawai`i by increasing 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.

Their mission

The mission of PPS Hawai`i is to engage parents, students and community members across the State in supporting enriched and quality public education through
(1) effective communication between families, community, and schools,
(2) greater awareness of educational policies and practices,
(3) community involvement in education and decision making that promotes school support, improvement, and student achievement, and
(4) accurate media representation of public education.

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