Lawmakers reject first payment of federal charter school grant, questioning long term impact

On Friday, December 13, 2019, New Hampshire’s fiscal oversight committee voted 7-3 to reject the first payment of a new $46M federal charter school...

Review of State’s Charter Schools Estimates 1,083 Open Seats in 2018-2019

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, our Board of Directors issued a statement regarding this analysis. To read it, click here.

Analysis finds that doubling charter schools in NH could cost state $57 million...

In response to the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee’s request for more information on charter school funding, Reaching Higher NH conducted a fiscal...

NH lawmakers table federal charter grant, request more information

On Friday, November 8, 2019, the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee voted 7-3 to table the first portion of the $46 million federal...

Webinar Recording: Charter Schools in New Hampshire

Our Director of Policy and Practice, Liz Canada, will provide an introduction to charter schools in New Hampshire: from how they are...

NH gets federal grant to open 27 new charter schools & rebuild authorization process

The New Hampshire Department of Education was awarded $46 million from the US Department of Education to expand the number of charter...

Policy Brief: NH Charter Schools

In this brief, we discuss the current authorization process, funding, student selection, and critical questions for consideration to inform the debate around charter schools...

STEM-based charter school set to open in Windham

The State Board of Education has approved an application to open a STEM-based charter school in Windham, according to the Derry News: Windham Academy Public...

Charter school centered on service in the works for Concord

The State Board of Education reviewed a proposal for a new, service learning-centered charter school in the Concord area, reported the Concord Monitor:   Boscawen educator...

Senate Finance removes full-day kindergarten funding from budget, increases charter funding and funds DOE...

The Senate Finance Committee voted 4-2 to remove full-day kindergarten funding from the budget on Wednesday, according to the Concord Monitor. In addition, the...