Pittsfield resident Christopher Cheney submitted this letter to the Concord Monitor, regarding concerns over education funding:
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Dr. Carl Ladd, Executive Director and Treasurer of the New Hampshire School Administrator’s Association, submitted this letter to the Union Leader:
Gov Sununu prioritizes full day kindergarten in budget; Senators still vie for full adequacy funding
In Governor Chris Sununu’s budget address on Thursday, full-day kindergarten funding was front and center. Senator Watters (Dover) believes his bill, SB 191, would address the Governor’s campaign promises, reported Seacoast Online.
Accordingto the Laconia Daily Sun, HB 155 would give Laconia schools an additional $261,792 in state education funding. Schools across the state would receive an additional $14.5 million, and charter schools would get an additional $350,000 if the bill is passed. The House hasn’t voted on the bill yet.
Rep. Dick Ames (Cheshire-09) called for a reinstatement of education aid to the state’s poorest communities in a letter to the Keene Sentinel. Read the full letter here:
11 North country superintendents urge legislators to create equitable funding system for our schools
Eleven North Country superintendents urged legislators to create an equitable funding system for our state’s schools in a letter to the Berlin Daily Sun. Here’s the full letter:
Senator John Reagan (Dist. 17) hailed school choice and competition as a way to deliver a quality, affordable education in the Union Leader. Here’s an excerpt:
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 […]
Concord Monitor Editorial Board: Additional charter funding shouldn’t come at the expense of struggling schools
The Concord Monitor featured an editorial over the weekend questioning whether the expansion of charter schools and school choice in New Hampshire would give all students “a fair shake.” Here’s an excerpt: