Our key areas of interest are to support students who struggle and support efforts that increase student success.

Equity and Access

To identify and mitigate harmful factors that contribute to disparities in educational outcomes between different groups of students (e.g. by SES, ethnicity, ELL status, SPED)

School Culture, Climate, and Safety

To explore a wide range of facets that contribute to a healthy, productive, and equitable school climate and/or school culture (including safety).

Family, School, and Community Partnerships

To increase family partnerships in Hawai‘i’s public schools related to children’s participation in school, processes in the home vs. processes in the schools.