President's Message (Jean Aoki)|
State Council / Board Actions May 15-16 1998
Honolulu's Loss - Seattle's Gain (Suzanne Meisenzahl)
Guidelines for Maintaining League Nonpartisan Policy
League Local News - Hawaii County (Susan Dursin, Helene Hale & Marian Wilkins)
League Local News - Honolulu (Grace Furukawa)
League Local News - Kauai League (Susan Wilson)
Elections and Campaign Finance Reform Bills
Making Democracy Work - Campaign Finance Reform HICLEAN (Toni Worst)
Hawaii's Source Water Assessment Program (SWAP)
Education Committee Projects 1998-99
Action on Motor Voter!
Rhoda Miller Peace Memorial
On National Issues...
Small Schools and Schools-Within-Schools (insert)
Small Schools and Schools-Within-Schools(insert)
A Tested Path
To Improving Public Education
We are not going to get different
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF HAWAII
Small schools have many advantages over large:
These are some of the reasons why the move toward small schools is, now so strong, and has become perhaps the nation's most prominent reform movement. In the last six years, New York City has created about 200 small schools which today serve 50,000 students! Philadelphia has sought to convert all 22 of its comprehensive high schools into small, separate learning communities or schools-within-schools. Smaller cities and towns across the nation have taken similar steps, in elementary as well as high schools.
Existing school buildings can provide small school benefits.
What problems do schools-within-schools solve?
What are the essentials for successful schools-within-schools?
As Richard Kelley told the Hawaii Hotel Association, `people don't initiate change until the pain of the status quo becomes worse than the fear of the unknown. " If you've reached that stage,
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