Governor Sununu names Frank Edelblut as NH Department of Education Commissioner Governor Sununu names Frank Edelblut as NH Department of Education Commissioner
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For Parents Legislators hope to integrate STEM and engineering concepts in younger grades

Legislators hope to integrate STEM and engineering concepts in younger grades

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. 

For Teachers Getting Schooled: NH students tell us how they apply what they learned in class to their everyday lives.

Getting Schooled: NH students tell us how they apply what they learned in class to their everyday lives.

Reaching Higher NH is committed to supporting NH’s public schools. We do this by creating a collaborative environment in which educators, families, community leaders and bipartisan lawmakers can explore how all NH students can reach their full potential. Our efforts can only be successful if the voices of the very […]

For Business Companies pledge their support for NGSS

Companies pledge their support for NGSS

In 2014, 26 companies–many in high tech or science-related fields, pledged their support for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and STEM in schools, according to Ed Week. As part of their pledge, they agreed that NGSS is the next step forward to prepare our students for life in the […]

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Concord Monitor and Union Leader Editorial Boards Raise Concerns Over School Funding

The Concord Monitor Editorial Board called the current funding formula “inadequate.” Senator Jeff Woodburn urged the legislature to fully fund education in The Seacoast Monitor. The Union Leader Editorial Board is calling for total local control over school funding. Individual districts have been sounding alarms, and in some cases taking […]

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Legislators hope to integrate STEM and engineering concepts in younger grades

Legislators hope to integrate STEM and engineering concepts in younger grades

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. 

Funding cuts to education “brutal,” says Berlin city mayor

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 […]

“Workforce Accelerator 2025” will help students get real-world experience through career pathways

“Workforce Accelerator 2025” will help students get real-world experience through career pathways

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.”

“Learning for a purpose is deeper and longer lasting,” says charter CEO Kim Carter

“Learning for a purpose is deeper and longer lasting,” says charter CEO Kim Carter

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 […]

School Counselor Anne Burke with award-winners Laurel Auth and Katherine McCann, courtesy of The Amherst Patch

Souhegan students recognized as strong, resilient, and a “model for others”

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’s media literacy course is a lesson in questioning assumptions

Concord’s media literacy course is a lesson in questioning assumptions

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 will hold a public hearing on the school budget on 12/19

Shaker Village School District will hold a public hearing on the school budget on 12/19

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.

Work-Study Skills Evaluation Criteria for Get Schooled NH

Work-Study Skills Evaluation Criteria for Get Schooled NH

Here you will find the work-study skills or 21st Century skills that all video projects will be evaluated on.

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NH High School Students get a ‘Running Start’ on their College Credits

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 […]

NH’s skills gap and unemployment rate may cause companies to look elsewhere

NH’s skills gap and unemployment rate may cause companies to look elsewhere

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 […]