OVERVIEW & PURPOSE
The purpose of the Hawai‘i Educational Policy Center (HEPC) is to provide objective, data-based information in the form of policy briefs, reports, articles, and forums bearing on public and private education policy and practices at all levels. The target audiences for HEPC publications and events are educators, policymakers, and other education stakeholders in the State of Hawai'i.
The center conducts, sponsors, commissions, and/or coordinates analytical studies that inform policy discussions. Examples of issues that are addressed include:
The HEPC provides the infrastructure to support data-based decision-making and uses data sources such as the U.S. Census, National Center for Educational Statistics, Public Welfare, and the Hawai'i State Department of Education.
The Hawai‘i Educational Policy Center is a member of the Education Policy
Alliance (http://educationpolicyalliance.org), a network of university-based research units that
provide high quality research on significant education policy and practice
Last updated June 3, 2010 2:20 PM HST
Website homepage: http://www.hawaii.edu/hepc/