Education mandate bill dies in the Senate

A bill that would have limited the State Board of Education's rulemaking authority died in the Senate on Thursday, reported the Concord Monitor. According to...

Disability advocates raise alarm about rulemaking bill

A bill restricting the rulemaking authority of the State Board of Education could result in lower standards for students needing special education services, according...

Rep. Tamara Le: SB 8 is fundamentally flawed and unconstitutional

Representative Tamara Le (Rock-31), a member of the House Education Committee, submitted this piece to Seacoast Online about Senate Bill 8, also known as...

N.H. schools warn proposed Medicaid cuts could hurt local budgets

Proposed cuts to the Medicaid program under the federal health care bill, now making its way through the U.S. Senate, could mean $8.7 billion...

Berlin Superintendent: Minimum loss of $100k in Medicaid funding

According to Berlin Superintendent Corinne Cascadden, Berlin could lose a minimum of $100,000 in Medicaid funding as a result of the proposed health care...

Editorial: “Inclusion is an essential part of education and life”

The Concord Monitor Editorial Board praised former Concord High School Principal Gene Connolly for advocating for inclusion in schools. “It’s his push for inclusion...

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...