Native Language and Culture-Based Education, Hawai'i Research Involving Charter Schools

Reports
Shawn Malia Kana‘iaupuni, Director, Public Education Support, Kamehameha Schools
14 Jun, 2011

This May 2011 U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee testimony from Shawn Malia Kana‘iaupuni, Division Director, Public Education Support, Kamehameha Schools in Hawai’i covers the role of cultural education and the impact on student achievement, including the performance of charter schools in Hawai’i.

The testimony focuses on the results of a recent study, Hawaiian Cultural Influences in Education, which discusses what works for Native students. The testimony also includes policy recommendations.