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...

Policy Brief: HB 505 Creating an independent authorizer for charter school applications

House Bill 505 creates an independent authorizer for public charter schools. The Commission would be appointed with developing and implementing policies and practices for authorizing...

VLACS funding model "one of the best in the nation"

New Hampshire's only online K-12 school, the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS), is revolutionizing online learning--and the method that states fund online learning....

Education at the State House: Legislative Update for February 4

Last week was a busy one at the state's capitol. The House had it's first session of the year (the Senate meets for the...