Document Number: 9411Hawai'i P-3 Initiative: Findings from the First Year of the Evaluation - Recent efforts to improve K–12 educational outcomes have had mixed success. One possible reason is that many students entering kindergarten lack the basic skills to succeed in school. In 2007, with support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Hawai'i launched its P–3 initiative, the early childhood component of the state's P–20 work. This report of the first year of RAND's multiyear evaluation of the P–3 initiative examined plans, activities, and policy in two demonstration sites and at the P–20 level. (The RAND Corporation, June 2011)...