Public Education: Back to School

This week's INSIGHTS kicks off back-to-school season with a look at what's in store for our public schools. Join moderator Dan Boylan and a panel of public school leaders as they discuss the latest developments in the ongoing movement to improve public education, which is expected to shift into overdrive this school year. What will be different this time around, for better or worse? What exciting news and growing concerns do these principals have to share? Among the issues the panel will examine are school reform initiatives like Race to the Top, No Child Left Behind and Hawai'i's innovation zones.

Scheduled guests include: Darrel Galera, Principal, Moanalua High School; Justin Mew, Principal, Niu Valley Middle School; Sheldon Oshio, Principal, Waikele Elementary School; and Ofelia Reed, Principal, Blanche Pope Elementary School.

This conversation was recorded on August 4, 2011 in the PBS Hawaii studio. Insights on PBS Hawaii is presented on Thursdays at 7:30.


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