State House Dome: Education funding solutions redux

Sunday's edition of the State House Dome in the Union Leader featured the education funding formula and the study released by the NH Center...

Report finds disparity in state education funding persists 20 years after Claremont decision

Disparities in education are getting worse, according to a study done by the NH Center for Public Policy Studies. Here's an excerpt from the Keene...

Editorial: The same old education funding story

The Concord Monitor published an editorial in their Sunday edition about the state's education funding formula. Here's an excerpt: Start with the determination, in a state...

What’s in the state’s ESSA plan?

Under the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states have more flexibility in reporting, goal setting, and identifying struggling schools, reported the Concord Monitor....

Education mandate bill dies in the Senate

A bill that would have limited the State Board of Education's rulemaking authority died in the Senate on Thursday, reported the Concord Monitor. According to...

Goffstown resident: Public Schools First

Goffstown resident Jo Ann McCalister submitted this letter to the Union Leader: To the Editor: The New Hampshire Legislature and the citizens of our state...

Editorial: Never-ending school funding battles

The Union Leader Editorial Board ran an editorial on the Supreme Court's decision in the Claremont case and its impact on state funding of education: ...Every...

N.H. Legislature Approves Kindergarten Funding, Keno

The House and Senate approved additional funding for full-day kindergarten through revenues generated by the online lottery game Keno, reported The Valley News: Under the bill...

How taxes rise while enrollment drops in N.H. school districts like Merrimack Valley

The Concord Monitor reported on a pattern that's happening in many districts across New Hampshire--rising costs for education, despite declining enrollments.  Part of it, said...

Edelblut to form education finance committee

Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut announced that the Department of Education will form an education finance committee, reported the Concord Monitor. The committee will study the...

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