Sunday, June 23, 2024
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Friday, February 1, 2013
Hawaii Charter School Law Improves from 35th to 14th in Nation
By News Release @ 3:03 PM :: 6441 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

Hawaii Charter School Law Improves from 35th to 14th in Nation

From National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Hawaii’s score increased from 74 points in 2012 to 139 points this year. Its ranking went from #35 (out of 42) to #14 (out of 43).

Some of the score change happened because of adjustments in our methodology for Components #2, #3, #12, #15, #18, and #19. However, Hawaii overhauled its charter law, which increased its score for Components #1, #4, #5, #8, #9, #10, #11, #15, #18, and #19.

Hawaii’s law still needs significant improvement in several areas, including beefing up the requirements for charter application, review, and decision-making processes, exempting charter schools from collective bargaining agreements, and ensuring equitable operational funding and equitable access to capital funding and facilities.

LINK: Measuring Up to the Model: A Tool for Comparing State Charter School Laws (Compares Hawaii Law to Model Law, Explains Components of Hawaii Ranking)

SA: Rewritten charter school law raises its national ranking: Changes made last year move the act to 14th place from 35th

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Matters

Hawaii Military History

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Together

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

July 4 in Hawaii

Land and Power in Hawaii

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

Practical Policy Institute of Hawaii

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii