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Governor Sununu declares January 22-28 New Hampshire School Choice Week, praises commissioner nominee Frank Edelblut
Governor Chris Sununu talked about his own experiences with school choice at a Manchester event after declaring this week School Choice Week, according to the Concord Monitor:
At Making Community Connections Charter Schools (MC2) in Manchester and Keene, students are put in the driver’s seat of their learning experience. In a piece authored by The Hetchinger Report, Kim Carter–former NH Teacher of the Year and MC2’s Chief Education Officer–explains how personalized learning motivates students and prepares them for […]
Franklin and Northfield are calling for a new education funding formula, declaring the current formula unfair and, if fully implemented, “unconstitutional,” reported the Concord Monitor. House Bill 2, passed in 2015, phases out districts’ stabilization grants over the next 25 years, disproportionately affecting lower-income towns.
The New Hampshire Department of Education is hosting forums throughout the state on how to improve student learning, what our communities expect from the educational system, and how we can support our schools.
Spaulding High School in Rochester is in it’s third year of the Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) program, which replaces some end-of-the-year standardized tests with rigorous, engaging, locally-developed performance assessments. Check out this video on how their school is doing with PACE and how it’s transformed their school, culture, […]
Here are a few great resources for teaching chemistry through Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Visit our website often for more resources like these! Five NGSS Standards About Chemical Reactions In this resource, high school educators will find desired outcomes, or what students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of […]
The first forum on updating New Hampshire’s College and Career Ready Science Standards took place on September 8 at Pinkerton Academy. Check out this video to hear accounts of hands on learning, real world application and the enthusiasm that students have for the deeper learning experiences that NGSS provides. Upcoming discussion […]
What is PACE? Here’s a great infographic that explains the first-of-its-kind performance-based assessment program here in New Hampshire:
According to the Union Leader, 90% of New Hampshire juniors took the SAT last year, which replaced the Smarter Balanced assessment. Of those students, 67% met the proficiency benchmark for English language arts, and 41% met the benchmark for math.