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What do the 1950’s Air Force and some school classrooms have in common?

In the 1950’s, the Air Force realized performance results for pilots were improved when they stopped designing for "average" but made jet cockpits adjustable....

When the focus is on the student, not the class

At Pittsfield Middle High School, student-centered learning has transformed the entire school culture--from grading, to the classroom schedule, to how teachers interact with students....

Competency-based instruction in Concord schools means new grades on reports cards

In many schools, students will be taking home a different kind of report card this year as more classrooms switch to a competency-based model...

Manchester school district wins $300k Barr grant to redevelop West High School

The Manchester School District was awarded a $300,000 grant from the Barr Grant Foundation to redevelop a public high school. Manchester will use the...

Manchester works to address absenteeism in partnership with Boys and Girls Club

The Manchester School District will be working with the Boys and Girls Club of Manchester to address attendance issues in the city's schools, reported...

Hillsborough Rep: Voucher bill hasn’t addressed the needs of special education students or their...

In a column for In Depth NH, Rep. Marjorie Porter (D-Hillsborough) urged legislators to kill a bill that would create a universal voucher system in...
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Students are thriving in this NH school thanks to a new approach

"Students at Parker Varney Elementary School are thriving with this innovative model of learning", says Principal Amy Allen. Competency-based education has transformed the classroom...

NH DOE: Robotics grant deadline extended and new grants to become available next week

The New Hampshire Department of Education announced that the deadline for the Robotics Education Fund has been extended--and they've already seen a lot of...

Surplus provides building aid to local school districts for the first time in nearly...

According to the Union Leader, an estimated $19 million of state funds will be available for school building aid projects: School districts throughout the state...

Beech Street principal to be sworn in as state Deputy Commissioner of Education

Christine Brennan, the principal of Beech Street Elementary School in Manchester, will be sworn in as New Hampshire's deputy commissioner of education, reported Manchester...

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