The following education bills are related to our core mission areas of transforming public education through school empowerment, solving the teacher shortage crisis, and advocating for DOE fiscal transparency. As a nonpartisan think thank that does not take political positions, we independently evaluate the merit of policies in terms of their potential to further our vision for an exemplary Hawaii public education system.

Bill # Description Status
  Senate Bills  
SB807 Relating to Education
Requires the department of education to submit an annual report on the school academic and financial plans to the board of education and the legislature.


Introducer(s): KIDANI, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, Fevella, Kanuha, Shimabukuro, Wakai

SB812 Relating to Education
Requires the superintendent to serve as the summer learning coordinator and coordinate all summer programs for children. Requires the summer learning coordinator to leverage certain federal funds for school-based summer programs.


Introducer(s): KIDANI, CHANG, DELA CRUZ, INOUYE, KANUHA, MISALUCHA, Baker, English, Gabbard, Keith-Agaran, San Buenaventura, Shimabukuro, Wakai