NH’s innovative assessment inspires others to explore testing alternatives

New Hampshire's innovative assessment, known as PACE (Performance Assessment of Competency Education), has inspired Louisiana and Puerto Rico to pursue alternative testing methods to...

PACE program helps support learning & gives credibility to testing alternatives

Several districts in New Hampshire have been replacing annual standardized tests with project-based assessments that are embedded into regular classroom activities and support deeper...
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Education Chairman “not optimistic” about future of statewide voucher bill

The House Finance subcommittee has voted to keep studying SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, in a recent 7-1 vote. According to the Union...

Event Announcement: My Voice Matters Parent Advocacy Training

My Voice Matters Parent Advocacy Training: North Conway MWV Children's Museum, 2936 White Mountain Highway, North Conway Wednesday, April 25, 2018 5:30-7:30 PM Click Here to Register My...

Reaching Higher NH is seeking a Director of Community Engagement

Reaching Higher NH is a nonpartisan 501c3 public education policy resource for New Hampshire parents, students, educators, and elected officials. We are dedicated to...

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...

Rigor is important, but courses should be informed by aspirations, says college counselor

Brennan Barnard, Director of College Counseling and Outreach at the Derryfield School, offered college-bound students advice on course selection and how it impacts their...

RHNH Exec. Dir., Evelyn Aissa, speaks on skills that matter at Tom Tom Founders...

Reaching Higher NH’s Executive Director, Evelyn Aissa, spoke at the seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival last Thursday. The Festival, attended by over 25,000...
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NH Ranks at the Top According to NAEP, but Significant Achievement Gap Persists

New Hampshire remains one of the highest achieving states in the nation for fourth and eighth-grade math and reading, according to a recent report...

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