Medicaid cuts under new health bill could affect special ed services in New Hampshire

New Hampshire schools received $26.9 million in Medicaid reimbursements in 2016, but those payments could be in jeopardy with the proposed health care bill passed...

Sens. David Watters and Jeb Bradley: Young NH students need full-day kindergarten

Today's Union Leader featured Sens. David Watters (D, Dover) and Jeb Bradley (R, Wolfboro) advocating for full day kindergarten: IT IS A BREATH OF FRESH...

On full day kindergarten: “Not every good thing must be provided by government”

The lead editorial in today's Union Leader said, The Senate Finance Committee will hold public hearings this week on the state’s two-year budget...... Sens. David Watters...

VLACS funding model "one of the best in the nation"

New Hampshire's only online K-12 school, the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS), is revolutionizing online learning--and the method that states fund online learning....

Webinar Recording: NH Public Education Funding A-Z

Education is one of the largest line items in the New Hampshire state budget. It's often a large line item in local town budgets...

Governor Sununu’s budget draws praise, raises questions about the future of education

First-term Governor Chris Sununu delivered his budget address last week, highlighting top issues like the opiod crisis and infrastructure needs. One topic that drew...

Sununu prioritizes full-day kindergarten in budget; Senators still vie for full adequacy funding

In Governor Chris Sununu's budget address on Thursday, full-day kindergarten funding was front and center. Senator Watters (Dover) believes his bill, SB 191, would...
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NH legislators debate full-day kindergarten funding

Since HB 155--the bill that funds full-day kindergarten--was introduced this session, legislators from both chambers have spoken out regarding full-day kindergarten programs. Senator David Watters (D-Dist....

Education funding challenges continue throughout New Hampshire: Kearsarge

The Concord Monitor published a "My Turn" piece by Wilmot selectman former state representative Tom Shamberg reflecting budget anguish in Kearsarge Regional School District (which...

Kindergarten goes viral…the number of districts offering full-day programs is on the rise

There's a new proposal in the 2016 legislative session to provide full adequacy funding for kindergarten. Here's what you need to know about the status of full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire.

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