The Conversation: Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Jan 25, 2018

School Choice: New and Old Ideas in Education


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This week marks National School Choice Week. Between public, private, and charter schools, the selection of education options available to parents has never been greater. But how do methods at those different schools vary? And does one produce better results than the others? Our panel explores new and old ideas in education.



Christina Kishimoto, Hawaii Department of Education Superintendent

Jim Shon, Hawaii Education Policy Center

Evan Beachy, Director of the Keala`ula Innovations Institute at Kamehameha Schools

Sione Thompson, Executive Director of the Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission