Kindergarten goes viral…the number of districts offering full-day programs is on the rise

There's a new proposal in the 2016 legislative session to provide full adequacy funding for kindergarten. Here's what you need to know about the status of full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire.

Kindergarten & Keno: How it works

Towns across New Hampshire are considering whether to authorize the online lottery game Keno, which was passed in 2017 to offset the costs of...

County Sherriff: Lack of funding for full-day K a big hurdle for NH children

Merrimack County Sherriff Scott Hillard submitted the following letter to the Laconia Daily Sun urging the state to consider funding full-day kindergarten and early childhood education for...
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House and Senate set to fight over Governor’s proposal for full-day kindergarten funding

In crafting the biennial budget, the House Finance Committee cut Governor Sununu's proposal to fund full-day kindergarten along party lines, reported NH1 News. But the...

Police chief: Investing in kids can help fight crime

Enfield Police Chief Richard Crate urged the legislature to invest in New Hampshire kids by funding early childhood education programs in the Concord Monitor....

House panel votes for full-day kindergarten | Union Leader

The Union Leader reported that New Hampshire House Education Committee voted in support of SB 191, full day kindergarten. Now the bill goes to the full House and then to House Finance

Laconia Daily Sun: Bill to fund full-day kindergarten offers $251k to Laconia schools

According to the Laconia Daily Sun, HB 155 would give Laconia schools an additional $261,792 in state education funding. Schools across the state would receive...

NH House Education Committee recommends fully funding kindergarten at $14 million-a-year | WMUR

WMUR reports that the New Hampshire House Education Committee voted 15-4 to fully support full day kindergarten, adding $5 million per year to the governor's original proposal

Nashua Alderman: “Let’s think about taxpayers for a change”

Last week, the Nashua Board of Education's budget committee voted 6-2 to expand full-day kindergarten to all 11 elementary schools, reported the Union Leader. But...

Parental engagement & personalized learning can help bridge achievement gap between rich & poor...

According to an analysis by the New Hampshire Department of Education, school districts that spend the most money per pupil typically get the best...