He'e Coalition

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Hui for Excellence in Education, or “HE’E,” is a statewide coalition of diverse stakeholders committed to working collaboratively to identify opportunities to improve public education in Hawai‘i. HE‘E promotes a child-centered and strength-based public education system in which families, communities and schools are valued and empowered to help every student succeed. HE‘E works to bring diverse stakeholders together to harness collective energy, share resources, and identify opportunities for progressive action in education.

HE‘E was formed in May 2010 by parents and community members who stood up and said “no” to school furloughs and “yes” to re-establishing education as a public priority.

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HE`E Planning Meeting, 11/12/2019, 9:00-11:00am

HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 9:00-11:00am,  Impact Hub, 1050 Queen St Suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814
HE`E is pleased to have Raymond Fujino, HIDOE administrator for the Extracurricular Team at the Office of Curriculum and Instructional Design, present about amending Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 12 Compulsory Attendance Exceptions, as it relates to homeschooling. For your reference, please see link to HAR Chapter 12 here. Please join us for this informative conversation!

HE`E Special Meeting, 10/22/2019, 9-11:00am

HIDOE Promise Plan 2030 Phase 3 Key Stakeholder Discussion Session, Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 9:00-11:00am, Impact Hub, 1050 Queen St Suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814
HE`E has been invited by HIDOE to provide input on the Phase 3 (Feedback on Benchmarks & Metrics) portion of their 2030 Promise Plan development project. During Phase 3, HIDOE would like to get our ideas and suggestions on how “we assess performance and how we measure success” over the coming years. We realize that that the time frame is very short, but if you are available, please join us for this important discussion.  We will incorporate some of the ideas generated at the October 8, 2019 Planning Meetin on this topic. .

HE`E Planning Meeting, 10/8/2019 9:00-11:00am

HE`E Planning Meeting, Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 9:00-11:00am,  Impact Hub, 1050 Queen St Suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814
Please join us for a discussion about the HIDOE School Performance Results for the 2018-2019 School Year. At the October 3, 2019 Board of Education (BOE) General Business Meeting (GBA), a presentation of the results will be given, see link here, and tentatively, the DOE/BOE are in the process of scheduling a Data Retreat, in which explantation of the data will be provided, and also a session where community members may ask questions and communicate with HIDOE staff. The Planning Meeting will give us an opportunity for formulate our own questions around the results.

 
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