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PACE Evaluations at Spaulding High School

Franklin and Northfield urge towns to collectively demand education funding overhaul

Franklin and Northfield are calling for a new education funding formula, declaring the current formula unfair and, if fully implemented, “unconstitutional,” reported the Concord Monitor. House Bill 2, passed in 2015, phases out districts’ stabilization grants over the next 25 years, disproportionately affecting lower-income towns. 

Londonderry Third Graders learning scientific measurement

Multi-age classrooms and competency in Pittsfield result in greater student community and achievement

Pittsfield Elementary School is using multi-age classrooms and competency to create more flexible, supportive learning environments for their students, reported The Concord Monitor. Within the first month, teachers report that their students love the new approach and feel more “valued and supported.”

MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED: NH Showings

MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED: NH Showings

Upcoming Showings:
November 28 (Monday): Piermont Village School, Piermont, 6 p.m.

PACE Evaluations at Spaulding High School

NH student test scores see across-the-board gains

The Department of Education released the 2015-2016 statewide assessment results, and they show improvement in almost every grade and subgroup, according to the Union Leader.

PSA: NH DOE hosting statewide forums on how to improve student learning

PSA: NH DOE hosting statewide forums on how to improve student learning

The New Hampshire Department of Education is hosting forums throughout the state on how to improve student learning, what our communities expect from the educational system, and how we can support our schools.

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Forum: Discussion on a new direction for NH’s science standards

  The NH Department of Education is hosting a public forum for teachers & parents to learn and comment about the direction for our new K-12 NH Science Standards. The forum will be in the Alvirne High School Music Room in Hudson on Thursday, October 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. See […]

We retain more when we apply what we learn, says ConVal Principal

We retain more when we apply what we learn, says ConVal Principal

ConVal School District, which covers Peterborough and surrounding towns, is considering whether to participate in New Hampshire’s Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) program, according to the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. The community is set to come together on Thursday, October 20 for a discussion about the future of education around the […]

Trust students and teachers to define their own approach to learning: Ted Dintersmith talks about re-imagining education

Trust students and teachers to define their own approach to learning: Ted Dintersmith talks about re-imagining education

The Washington Post featured Ted Dintersmith, father of two, venture capitalist, author of Most Likely to Succeed and executive producer of the documentary by the same name to discuss the film and his thoughts on the future of education. He’ll be in New Hampshire in late October to meet with schools […]

Londonderry Third Graders learning scientific measurement

Meeting academic content with play, passion, and purpose

Where skill, knowledge, and motivation meet is where schools should focus on teaching, according to an article in The New York Times. And that’s exactly what New Hampshire schools are doing by coming together with their communities to talk about how to prepare students for life in the 21st century, where […]

VIDEO: PACE is a “reminder of what really matters” in assessment and learning

VIDEO: PACE is a “reminder of what really matters” in assessment and learning

Spaulding High School in Rochester is in it’s third year of the Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) program, which replaces some end-of-the-year standardized tests with rigorous, engaging, locally-developed performance assessments. Check out this video on how their school is doing with PACE and how it’s transformed their school, culture, […]