News Release from EOEL, Apr 19, 2021
(Editor’s Note: This is what happens when the DoE is not involved.)
HONOLULU, HI – Hawaiʻi’s Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL) Public Prekindergarten Program was recognized for meeting all 10 of the 10 quality standard benchmarks identified by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER). The national ranking for these benchmarks is part of NIEER’s annual State Preschool Yearbook that it released this morning. The ten standards serve as indicators of what’s required to establish a high-quality public preschool program. Hawaiʻi is one of only six states to meet all 10 benchmarks.