NH lawmakers table federal charter grant, request more information

On Friday, November 8, 2019, the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee voted 7-3 to table the first portion of the $46 million federal...

Webinar Recording: Charter Schools in New Hampshire

Our Director of Policy and Practice, Liz Canada, will provide an introduction to charter schools in New Hampshire: from how they are...

Legislative Committee Issues Final Objection to Learn Everywhere

On Thursday, October 17, a legislative oversight committee voted to delay DOE Commissioner Frank Edelblut’s proposed Learn Everywhere program, which would mandate...

Reaching Higher NH’s Presents its Manchester Proud Community Engagement Work to Board of School...

Reaching Higher NH's Director of Policy and Practice, Liz Canada, presenting in front of the Manchester Board of School Committee on...

Informal Education Series: The Value of Proactive, Positive Outreach Home

After the first day of school, the boys shared that the best part of the day was, and I quote, “Hot lunch!”...

Lawmakers send budget to Governor with a $138 million boost in school funding

Lawmakers have passed a state budget proposal this afternoon, which is set to be sent to the Governor for his signature. The...

NH gets federal grant to open 27 new charter schools & rebuild authorization process

The New Hampshire Department of Education was awarded $46 million from the US Department of Education to expand the number of charter...

NH Alliance for College and Career Readiness Welcomes New Director, Nicole Heimarck

Nicole Heimarck joins the New Hampshire Alliance for College and Career Readiness (the Alliance) as their Director. Heimarck, who has extensive experience...

As school starts across the state, some NH communities face sharp cuts in state...

Schools across the state will start their school year facing a cut of $1.06 million in total state aid. However, when we...

Informal Education Series: Building Trust, and Capacity, with Families

This post is about both capacity-building and building trust with families – but I’m going to tackle them in reverse, since that’s...