The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii supports education reform that is sensitive to the varying needs of children, and with full respect for the right of parents to direct the education of their children . This includes the promotion of the many forms of school and educational choice such as c harter s chools, academies (e.g., Performing Arts, Native Hawaiian Immersion, & STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math), h omeschooling, distance learning, various educational voucher options, public-private options, etc.

‘Tis the Season for PITFA

‘Tis the season when Congress is forced to get around to doing things members were supposed to do months ago. The season of expiring tax provisions, appropriations not yet appropriated, and yet another (yawn) false threat of a government shutdown. This is getting old....