This year, the legislature will decide on a bill to increase STEM funding for schools, according to the New Hampshire Business Review. A bipartisan team of legislators is trying to bring a pre-engineering curriculum into elementary schools using the state’s already existing grant funding program.
Paul Grenier, the mayor of Berlin, spoke with NHPR about the recent cuts to their state funding for education. This year, Berlin will lose over $200,000–and that will continue every year, for the next 25 years. Mayor Grenier fears that the current funding formula and the state’s decision to eliminate stabilization grants […]
Thanks to a new partnership between businesses, schools, and local organizations, more students will have the chance to get real-world experiences and skills. According to a press release, the Business and Industry Association (BIA) is working with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and local schools to develop “career pathways.”
At Making Community Connections Charter Schools (MC2) in Manchester and Keene, students are put in the driver’s seat of their learning experience. In a piece authored by The Hetchinger Report, Kim Carter–former NH Teacher of the Year and MC2’s Chief Education Officer–explains how personalized learning motivates students and prepares them for […]
Souhegan High School students Laurel Auth and Katherine McCann were honored at a reception by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions earlier this month, according to The Amherst Patch.
Concord High School’s media literacy class students have one complaint: they can’t watch a movie or television show without analyzing it. That’s the goal, according to the school’s English department–to teach students to question the media they engage with and become more informed media consumers, according to the Concord Monitor.
Shaker Village School District, which includes Belmont and Canterbury, will hold public hearings on the 2017-2018 school budget on December 19. The district is proposing a budget that is about 1.4% higher than the 2016-2017 budget, mostly due to transportation and benefits costs, according to the Concord Monitor.
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Students at Portsmouth High School have the chance to earn college credit in fields like computer science right from their high school, according to Seacoast Online. The high school partnered with Great Bay Community College, and thanks to funding from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, students can earn up to […]
New Hampshire’s 2.6% unemployment rate and the increasing skills gap are cause for alarm for many employers– they can’t find qualified people to fill positions, reported NHPR. It’s having a massive impact on sectors like manufacturing and the trades. Many could be forced to look to other states for expansion […]