The state’s role in addressing bullying is limited. Should it be different?

When Delanie Marcotte, a fifth grade student at Pollard Elementary School in Plaistow, NH, went before her school board to ask them to do...
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Are we designing learning experiences that are aligned with how the brain is wired...

When we think of school, many of us picture a classroom with desks, a blackboard, and a teacher at the front of the room....

Fewer summer break opportunities for low-income children could be widening the learning achievement gap

Summer break may contribute to the widening achievement gap between students based on income levels, according to some experts. Students from middle and high-income...

Manchester Proud brings city together to set a shared vision for its schools

A group of Manchester citizens has come together to form an organization that will engage residents, businesses, and community organizations in developing a shared vision...

Board of School Committee endorses Manchester Proud’s strategic planning proposal

The Manchester Board of School Committee voted unanimously to endorse a proposal from Manchester Proud, a coalition of individuals, local businesses, and education leaders,...

Manchester Proud proposing a “community-centric” school planning process

A coalition of individuals, local businesses, and education leaders are coming together to propose fully funding a "community-centric" strategic planning effort for Manchester schools. The...
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Emotional intelligence among top skills employers are seeking

Companies are frequently citing emotional intelligence as one of the top characteristics they are looking for in prospective employees. In fact, a 2011 survey...
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Senate approves $10 million in additional funding for school security

According to the Union Leader, the Senate approved an additional $10 million in funding to "harden" security in public schools: The action came when senators...
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School Culture Improvement Leads to Better Academic Outcomes

Defining school culture, sometimes called school climate, can be difficult, but creating a positive learning atmosphere for students can help improve their confidence, and...
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Event: Advancing Educational Equity Through Collective Impact

The New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College will be hosting Dr. Shelby Cooley for a lecture on inclusion, titled, Why Inclusion Matters:...