PODCAST: On Our Own: A top-notch school district feels the funding pinch

In this special podcast, Reaching Higher intern and Hopkinton native Henry Lavoie goes in search of answers to why Hopkinton's school budget failed last...

Public hearing for HB 20, statewide voucher bill, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2, at...

A public hearing for HB 20, the statewide voucher bill, is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2 at 1:15 p.m. via Zoom. Members of the...

Reaching Higher offers two new resources for students

If you're a student, you feel the impact of education policy decisions more directly than anyone, but you may not always feel like you...

Extended Learning Opportunities continue to flourish despite challenges

Matthew Long became enamored with bacteria during his first year at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, when a visiting professor from UNH brought a...

Holding space for difficult conversations after the Capitol attack? Consider these resources

The storming of the United States Capitol by a mob intent on sabotaging our democracy and the processes that uphold it has left many...

Reaching Higher NH proudly presents our new school funding video

When Jacob moves to another town halfway through his junior year, his high school experience feels like a different world. Follow his journey as...

Adjustments, disappointments, and silver linings: Students reflect on remote learning

The final weeks of school are typically abuzz with celebrations and traditions, handshakes and hugs and tears. Teenagers sway to sugary dance tunes. Sweaty,...

Somersworth models self-care with SELF days

Superintendent Bob Gadomski is modeling self-care for students, families, educators, and staff in Somersworth and Rollinsford through the district’s newly announced SELF days. SELF,...

How the courts have shaped education funding, and what comes next

In the 1990’s, the Claremont School District challenged the way the state of New Hampshire pays for public school in what are known as...

State Education Property Tax: Locally raised, locally kept

On every New Hampshire property tax bill, there are two line items that fund the local school district: the statewide education property tax (SWEPT),...

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