Rep. Wayne Burton (D-Durham), in a Concord Monitor opinion piece, outlined the importance of higher education and his plan to achieve the new statewide goal to have 65% of Granite Staters will hold a post-secondary credential or degree by 2025.
Tennessee recently released the results of two studies on their Pre-K programs, finding that any gains made by children evaporated by third grade. But other programs–including Boston-based programs–find substantial, lasting gains in reading and math scores, begging the question: why is Tennessee different?
Legislators and school board members can help districts that want to follow in the footsteps of New Hampshire’s innovative schools, like Pittsfield Middle High School–which incorporates a student centered learning model–achieve their personalized learning goals.
The Concord Monitor questions whether $4,200/year is enough to provide even an “adequate” education.
It’s not really debatable It’s been clear for years: early childhood development pays off big.
Here is New Hampshire, it’s easy to lose perspective on how important the PACE pilot program is. Years in preparation, it is the nation’s first step beyond standardized testing. The four participating districts – Sanborn, Rochester, Epping and Souhegan – are doing hard creative work that will clear the way for other […]
One of the biggest debates in American public education is over the annual standardized tests the 13 year-old No Child Left Behind requires of states. New Hampshire is seen as a national leader in developing credible alternatives to over-testing in our schools. Last week, New Hampshire Deputy Commissioner of Education […]