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Parental engagement & personalized learning can help bridge achievement gap between rich & poor...

According to an analysis by the New Hampshire Department of Education, school districts that spend the most money per pupil typically get the best...
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Keno-garten funding hasn’t moved the needle for full-day programs in these communities

Last year, the state legalized Keno to increase funding for full-day kindergarten programs in a bill referred to as "Keno-garten." In previous years, districts would...

Medicaid Steps Up in Schools Where Federal Disability Funds Fall Short

Medicaid contributes $4 billion to school-based programs nationwide. New Hampshire receives over $29 million from the provider to cover education-related services such as speech,...

Some Districts Lose, Others May Gain Under Recent SB 193 Amendment

SB 193, a bill that would create a statewide education savings account (ESA or voucher) program, is now in its third iteration since being...

Education funding formula could lead to lawsuit

The New Hampshire Legislature has taken a year to study the state's education funding formula, which some say creates challenging budgetary issues for the...

Concord Monitor: Current education funding model subsidizes wealthy communities

New Hampshire's education funding model is subsidizing the state's wealthiest communities by allowing them to retain the excess state taxes that they raise, according...

Reliance on property taxes for funding means large differences in experiences and outcomes in...

Schools in New Hampshire rely on local property taxes for their funding. That means that some wealthier towns, like Bow, have more resources to pay...

Legislative Budget Assistant’s model of voucher bill predicts sharp losses to districts over time

According to a Legislative Budget Assistant (LBA) staffer's report, the impact of the statewide voucher bill (SB 193) goes far beyond the first-year impacts...

Candia resident proposes property tax break for seniors without school-aged children

A Candia resident has filed a warrant article that would give property tax breaks to residents over 60 who don't have children in the...

Enrollments continue to decline across Capital area – but not everywhere

According to the Concord Monitor, fluctuations in school enrollment--often even as little as 1% annually--are creating logistical challenges, from classroom space to staffing needs: Continuing...

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