Manchester English Learners Request Fair Funding

One day in the English Language advisory group she leads at Manchester West High School, Liz Kirwan asked her students to brainstorm...

District Leaders, Educators Express Funding Frustrations to Education Committee

Educators and school officials addressed the Joint Legislative Education Committee on Wednesday, October 7, sharing success stories related to school openings while...

PODCAST: ConVal Case Will Bring School Funding Center Stage

On Thursday, Sept. 24, The NH Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the ConVal Lawsuit, which claims the state is failing...

School Funding Commission Welcomes Youth Input: Sept. 23 and Oct. 7

The Commission to Study School Funding is hosting two public comment sessions dedicated to youth voices. On September 23rd and October 7th,...

NH Education Roundup, Sept. 11

In this issue of Reaching Higher NH's Education News Brief: The Commission to Study School Funding gets a first look at a...

Reaching Higher NH School Funding Survey Analysis

In the winter of 2020, Reaching Higher New Hampshire released a survey which sought to gather data on the public’s perception of...
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“It’s penny wise and pound foolish”: Teachers reflect on how disparities in pay affect...

Every year around mid summer, the dreaded courtesy phone calls between school superintendents begin. One district unexpectedly loses a teacher to a...

Policy Brief: Teacher Salary Schedules in New Hampshire

These policy briefs explore variations in salaries across New Hampshire, focusing exclusively on salary step schedule data for NH-certified teachers with Bachelor’s...

Community on the Brink: Idyllic New Hampshire Town Beset By School Budget Battles

Roots run deep in the small town of Hopkinton, a rural community just west of New Hampshire’s capital. Many residents can trace...

Governor Sununu announces $1.5 million in federal funding to K-12 private, religious, & home...

On Tuesday, July 28, Governor Chris Sununu announced that he will earmark $1.5 million in federal CARES Act funding to organizations that...