On NAEP scores, “proficient” does not mean performing at grade level

The recently released NAEP scores, which measure student performance in terms like "basic," "proficient," and "advanced," do not indicate whether or not students are...

Subcommittee recommends further study on voucher bill

The House Finance subcommittee that has been working on SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, since January voted 7-1 to refer the bill for...

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...

Tax credit expansion bill for private & home school scholarships moves through Senate

The Senate Education Committee held a hearing on HB 1686, a bill that would allow individuals to receive a tax credit for donations to...
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New York’s performance-based assessments result in substantial student growth & improved outcomes

A Consortium of public schools in New York has been a model of school improvement and student achievement through performance-based assessments and student-centered learning....
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Voucher bill “a work in progress,” say lawmakers

The House Finance subcommittee that is working on SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, released another amendment on last week at their work session....

Citizens Town Hall on Education: Howe Library in Hanover on May 15

CITIZENS’ TOWN HALL ON EDUCATION  Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. Howe Library 13 South Street, Hanover, NH 03755 On Tuesday, May 15th, Reaching Higher New Hampshire will...
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Continuous Revisions of Voucher Bill are a Concern for NH Parents, Teachers, & Admins

The statewide voucher bill, SB 193, has gone through several major revisions since it was introduced last year--each House committee has made substantial changes...
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By the Numbers: Support and Opposition for SB 193 at House Subcommittee Hearing

Following several work sessions and revisions, the House Finance Division II Subcommittee held a public hearing on Friday, March 9 on newly-amended version of...

Lawmakers recognize the risk in voucher bill, says NHSAA Director

SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, has been in the House for close to a year, with members of the Education and then Finance...