Jim Shon, Ph.D.

2021

Gadfly
The Value Of Seeing the Same Reform Lessons and Patterns in Education, Aging, and Healthcare
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2018

State Constitutions and Education
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2017

Defining Innovation in Education
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2017

What The Department of Education’s Directory Tells Us About Public Education in Hawaii
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2017

Why Charter Schools Are Not A Passing Fad – A Ten Year Perspective – Or Why Megatrends Matter
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2016

Poison in Paradise, A Charter School Storyr
Republished
Litfire Publishing

2016

Inside Hawaii's Capitol (Co-Author)
Republished
Litfire Publishing

2016

The Case of the Good Deed, The Case of the Rainforest Reunion (Co-Author)
Republished
Litfire Publishing

2016

Can The Standardized Charter School Contract Be Improved?
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2016

Losing Our Way In Public Education
Paper presented for the IAFOR International Conference on the Social Sciences January 5-­7
Honolulu, Hawaii

2015

Student Costs of Living, Tuition & Debt At The University of Hawaii
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2015

Defining Civic and Citizenship Education – Or, What Is The Good Citizen?
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2014

Hawaii Educational Policy Center policy briefs, policy studies, etc.
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2013-2019

A Short Voters’ Guide To The Proposed Constitutional Amendment For Early Education Program
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2012

Poison in Paradise (Novel)
RoseDog Books, Pittsburg

2008

Teacher Education Work Force Research Group (TEWFRG)
Interim Report to the Legislature on Senate Concurrent Resolution 56 S.D.1

Requesting the Hawaii Educational Policy Center to Report on the Retention and Change in Assignment of Teachers within the Department of Education
January 2008
(Co-Author)
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2007

A Charter Story
Hawaii’s Experience in Creating a Charter School System
Lulu.com, Honolulu

2006

Charter School Administrative Tool Kit(Consultant with the Charter School Network)
This Tool kit incorporates Best Practices for nonprofits as well as procedures utilized by the
Research Corporation for University of Hawaii

2004

Do The Arts Matter? (Consultant with the Charter School Network)
A Review of the Links Between Student Involvement in the Arts and Academic Success in School
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2003

Adoption of a Student Weighted Formula for Funding Hawaii’s Public Schools
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2003

Civics Education in the Information Age
Program EvaluationHawaii Educational Policy Center

2003

The Effective Policy Board (Co-Author)
A Handbook on Maximizing the Effectiveness of Education Boards as Policy Makers
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2003

Should Hawaii Create Autonomous Local Education Agencies? (Co-Author)
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2003

Just the Facts A Citizen’s Primer on Hawai'i K-12 Public Education
Hawaii Educational Policy Center

2002

Inside the Capitol
Lessons in Legislative Democracy
Waikiki Health Center

1998

Traditional Korean Consensus Policy-Making
The Hwabaek Syndrome as a Universal Model
Lessons in Legislative Democracy
December 1998
Asian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 6, Number 2

1998

Philosophies of Development in Hawai
Summer 1998
Journal of Island Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1

1993

The Unfinished Health Agenda (Co-editor, Contributing Author)
Lessons From Hawaii
UH Press

1985

A School House Dog (Co-editor, Contributing Author)
Notes of a Peace Corps Worker in Korea
University of Illinois Center for Asian and Pacific Studies

1984

A History of Hawaii (High School Text)
(Co-Developer, Contributor)
University of Hawaii Curriculum Research and Development Group

1982

Ocean Fishing in the Pacific (Co-Developer)
High School Science and Social Studies Course

1979

State Master Plan for Marine and Aquatic Education (Project Director and Author)
Marine Affairs Coordinator
State of Hawaii

1973

Decision Making in Premodern Korea
Unpublished Masters Thesis
University of Hawaii, Department of History