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News Review: Amendment to Reorganize NH Dept. of Ed

News Review: Amendment to Reorganize NH Dept. of Ed

Senator John Reagan proposed an amendment on April 11th in the Senate Education Committee, that would substantially increase the authority and power of the Office of the Commissioner of Education. The amendment was an addition to HB 356, an unrelated bill (which creates a legislative study committee on the education funding formula) […]

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Union Leader: Edelblut power play in DOE reorganizing?

The Union Leader featured an article on the amendment to HB 356, which would restructure the Department of Education:

Concord Monitor: Who wins with school vouchers? Not taxpayers

Concord Monitor: Who wins with school vouchers? Not taxpayers

The Concord Monitor Editorial Board featured a piece on SB 193, the bill that would create a universal voucher program in the state:

WMUR: NH education chief says new proposal would give him ‘fidelity to law,’ management flexibility

WMUR: NH education chief says new proposal would give him ‘fidelity to law,’ management flexibility

WMUR reported on the recent draft amendment proposed by Senator Reagan to expand the authority of the NH Commissioner of Ed:

Concord Monitor: Edelblut seeks to restructure education department

Concord Monitor: Edelblut seeks to restructure education department

The Concord Monitor reported on Senator John Reagan’s amendment to HB 356, which would give the Commissioner Frank Edelblut “broad discretion” over the Department of Education:

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NHPR: Education Commissioner Edelblut Dismisses Claims of a ‘Power Grab’ at the Department

Commissioner Frank Edelblut spoke with NHPR on the amendment to HB 356, which would give him more flexibility and control over the Department of Education: Department of Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut is dismissing claims that he’s seeking more power for his new position. Earlier this week, Republican State Senator John […]

Sen Reagan: Proposal to give Ed Commissioner more authority is a “modest housekeeping issue”

Sen Reagan: Proposal to give Ed Commissioner more authority is a “modest housekeeping issue”

NHPR reported on Senator Reagan’s draft amendment to expand the power of the state education commissioner:

Upper Valley school board chairs: SB 193 would continue trend of underfunding its public school obligations

Upper Valley school board chairs: SB 193 would continue trend of underfunding its public school obligations

Chairmen and chairwomen from four Upper Valley school boards united to submit this letter to the Valley News:

In school tours, Commissioner Edelblut is learning every day

In school tours, Commissioner Edelblut is learning every day

Foster’s Daily Democrat spent the day with Commissioner Frank Edelblut and Somersworth educators during his tour of the Hilltop City’s schools:

Dr. Carl Ladd: We do more for school choice now than we ever did before

Dr. Carl Ladd: We do more for school choice now than we ever did before

Dr. Carl Ladd, the Executive Director of the New Hampshire School Administrators Association, spoke with NHPR about the NHSAA’s concerns with SB 193. The bill would create a universal voucher program in the state, allowing parents to use state education funds for private school tuition and homeschooling expenses.