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CDS Receives Three New Grant Awards

Project Ho‘oku‘i

Project Ho‘oku‘i addresses the needs of at-risk children and youth; Native Hawaiian (NH) underemployment; and improving achievement and high school (HS) graduation rates. The goal of Project Ho‘oku‘i is to increase enrollment of NH students in postsecondary education or in postsecondary education certification (PSEC) programs leading to employment. The project will help NH HS students enroll in two dual enrollment programs (i.e., Running Start and Early Admission) and successfully accumulate college course credits during HS.

Ho`oku`i is a 3-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Program.

Literacy through Digital Media

The goal of the Literacy through Digital Media project is improve students’ cultural identity (i.e., sense of self and place) and literacy (i.e., reading, writing, and technology) while integrating the DOE Kupuna Project into the new Reading Wonders program. The project provides intervention and support through: kupuna training, student training, and teacher training.

Literacy through Digital Media (LDM) is a 3-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Program.

Ne 'epapa Ka Hana: Transforming STEM Education for Native Hawaiian Students (NKH)

The goal of the Ne 'epapa Ka Hana Project is to increase the engagement and achievement of middle school Native Hawaiian (NH) students with special needs (including those with disabilities) attending high poverty schools. This project seeks to improve student academic performance in math coursework, leading to improved persistence, successful transition to high school math courses, on-time graduation, and higher enrollment rate in STEM programs.

Ne`epapa Ka Hana (NKH) is 3-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Program.

 

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