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HB 620 and its impact on special education services in New Hampshire

HB 620 and its impact on special education services in New Hampshire

On Thursday, March 8th, or Friday, March 9, New Hampshire’s House of Representatives will vote on a bill that could swiftly and negatively impact New Hampshire’s children, especially those receiving special education services. 

Strategies to help anxious and defiant students

Strategies to help anxious and defiant students

Anxiety can be a massive roadblock for all types of learners. The moment anxiety hits and the body is flooded with cortisol, students’ brains shut down: many will experience self-defeating thoughts, lose their ability to be empathetic, and have poor self-regulation skills, according to behavioral analyst and special educator Jessica Minihan. How […]

NH Science Teachers’ Association Spring Meeting: April 1 at Pinkerton Academy

NH Science Teachers’ Association Spring Meeting: April 1 at Pinkerton Academy

The New Hampshire Science Teachers’ Association is hosting their annual Spring Conference on Saturday, April 1 at Pinkerton Academy. The Early Bird registration deadline for this event is March 1!

UNH awarded $200k to train and support K-3 math teachers in NH

UNH awarded $200k to train and support K-3 math teachers in NH

National network 100Kin10 awarded a $200,000 grant to the University of New Hampshire to promote excellence in STEM education in the early elementary school years, according to a press release in UNH Today. The project will include online coursework, a yearly summit, and on-site coaching for kindergarten through third grade math […]

Senators Watters and Kahn: Education initiatives will strengthen communities, boost employment

Senators Watters and Kahn: Education initiatives will strengthen communities, boost employment

Senators David Watters (District 4) and Jay Kahn (District 10) have sponsored a number of education-related bills, including funding full-day kindergarten, restoring funding for school building aid, and increasing funding for Career and Technical Education (CTE). Together, they submitted a column to the Concord Monitor outlining the initiatives as a […]

School Counselor Anne Burke with award-winners Laurel Auth and Katherine McCann, courtesy of The Amherst Patch

Souhegan students recognized as strong, resilient, and a “model for others”

Souhegan High School students Laurel Auth and Katherine McCann were honored at a reception by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions earlier this month, according to The Amherst Patch. 

Concord’s media literacy course is a lesson in questioning assumptions

Concord’s media literacy course is a lesson in questioning assumptions

Concord High School’s media literacy class students have one complaint: they can’t watch a movie or television show without analyzing it. That’s the goal, according to the school’s English department–to teach students to question the media they engage with and become more informed media consumers, according to the Concord Monitor. 

Nationwide, teachers say lack of voice in decisions and classroom culture drive them out

Nationwide, teachers say lack of voice in decisions and classroom culture drive them out

NPR featured an eye-opening story about why teachers are leaving the profession. For many, they want more of a say in school policies, including putting learning at the center of the classroom instead of passing. For others, it’s preparation. How can we help support our teachers?

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.

Sanborn High School

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 […]