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Students continue to increase readiness for college, careers

MEDIA RELEASE A greater number of Hawaii public school students are getting a head start on higher education by earning college credits while in high school and taking advanced placement courses, according to a new College and Career Readiness Indicators report. The report, released by Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education and the state Department of […]

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The launch of phase II of the "55 by '25" campaign is celebrated by (L to R): Senator Jill Tokuda, Dr. GG Weisenfeld, David Lassner, Karen Lee, Kathryn Matayoshi, John La Forgia, Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Rep. Roy Takumi, and John Komeiji. (Photo courtesy of Department of Education)

Education goal: 55 percent with college degree by 2025

MEDIA RELEASE Leaders in education and business, and politicians spoke at a news conference Tuesday in an effort to strengthen the state’s workforce through higher education. During the event at Honolulu Community College, Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education (Hawaii P-20), a statewide partnership led by the Executive Office on Early Learning, the Hawaii State Department […]

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Newest data shows more students ready for college

MEDIA RELEASE More Hawaii public school students from the Class of 2012 enrolled in college compared to the previous year’s graduates, and they were better prepared for mathematics and English courses, new figures show. The new College and Career Readiness Indicators reports, released by Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education and the state Department of Education […]

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Gear Up sponsors ‘Take Charge of Your Future’ challenge

MEDIA RELEASE Gear Up HawaiI, a program under Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education, is proud to sponsor with Oceanic Time Warner Cable and Clear Channel Hawaii, the second annual “Take Charge of Your Future Commercial Script Writing Challenge.” “It’s never too early for students to start thinking about one’s future and this contest is designed […]

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Hawaii Career Ready Study 2012

MEDIA RELEASE The 2012 Hawaii Career Ready Study, prepared by Storyline Consulting and just released by Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education, cites the importance of rigorous preparation in school so entry-level employees are “career ready.” More than 120 Hawaii employers hiring in today’s economy participated in the updated study through interviews and a survey that […]

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More than 5,000 students Step Up

More than 5,000 students Step Up

MEDIA RELEASE More than 5,200 students statewide from the Class of 2015 have committed to earn the Board of Education’s (BOE) Recognition Diploma, announced today by Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education. This brings the total to more than 14,200 students from the Classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015 who have pledged for the Step Up […]

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Students recognized in commercial script writing challenge

Students recognized in commercial script writing challenge

MEDIA RELEASE One hundred forty-five Hawaii students tried their hand at writing a creative commercial script that would encourage their peers to prepare for college and careers in the first-ever “Take Charge of Your Future Commercial Script Writing Challenge,” sponsored by GEAR UP Hawaii, Oceanic Time Warner Cable, and Clear Channel Hawaii. Hawaii public school […]

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Report: Class of 2011 college enrollment increases

Report: Class of 2011 college enrollment increases

MEDIA RELEASE Fifty-three percent of Hawaii’s public high schools’ Class of 2011 enrolled in college for the Fall semester following their commencement, an increase of three percent over the previous years’ graduating class enrollment, according to a new study by the Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education and the state Department of Education. “The College and […]

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Enrollment open for 'Step Up' recognition diploma

Enrollment open for ‘Step Up’ recognition diploma

MEDIA RELEASE Did you know that by 2018, 65 percent of jobs in Hawaii will require a college degree, according to a 2010 report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce? Yet fewer public school graduates are truly prepared to enter college or start a career. In fact, according to a recent […]

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