Troy resident Marcia Press is taking action after attending a four-hour town meeting on the school budget, where she says that her community was angry over how much money her town spends on education. According to the Sentinel Source, she started a petition to find another way for the state […]
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Governor Sununu’s proposal to target full-day kindergarten funding is gaining steam in New Hampshire, reported NHPR. The House Education Committee held a public hearing on SB 191, the Senate bill that was amended to include his plan, on April 18. The Governor himself attended to testify in support of the bill. […]
The Concord Monitor Editorial Board featured a piece on SB 193, the bill that would create a universal voucher program in the state:
Pittsfield resident Christopher Cheney submitted this letter to the Concord Monitor, regarding concerns over education funding:
Education is one of the largest line items in the New Hampshire state budget. It’s often a large line item in local town budgets as well. Getting a thorough understanding of how funding works is important for all citizens — especially during budget and local election season. Check out the webinar […]
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: