The goal of Hawaii P-20 is for 55 percent of Hawaii's working-age adults to have a 2- or 4-year college degree by the year 2025. Hawaii P-20 seeks to achieve this by:
- Having all children reading at grade level by third grade
- Strengthening the rigor of the high school curriculum
- Increasing student access to and success in college
- Facilitating program and policy development based upon research and data
55 by ’25 Campaign
Providing tips for students, parents and businesses to help increase the number of college degree holders in the state to 55 percent by the year 2025. Connect online:
GEAR UP Hawaii
GEAR UP is a federal program funded by the U.S. Department of Education whose mission is to significantly increase the number of low-income middle and high school students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
Core to College
Core to College aims to foster alignment and collaboration between K-12 and higher ed to improve readiness for college and career, and increase the number of students who continue on to postsecondary education. Hawaii is one of 12 states to receive the Core to College grant, which is funded by the Lumina Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Step Up! Hawaii
Step Up, an initiative of Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education, is a statewide campaign that promotes college and career readiness for Hawaii’s high school students.