News & Media Archive 2012

Charter schools make great strides in student achievement

Star Advertiser January 2012

 

As members of the local school board for three Public Conversion Charter Schools, we have had the privilege of seeing firsthand how the promise of the charter school movement can be fulfilled through visionary and courageous leadership and an engaged school and parent community.

 

Over the last decade, Ho’okako’o Corp. has celebrated Kualapu’u School’s transformation from “under performing” to making “Adequate Yearly Progress,” which is a measure used under the federal No Child Left Behind initiative to determine if schools are successfully educating their students...

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