Post Tagged with: "Education Funding"

Troy resident: The way NH funds public schools is an “unfair system”

Troy resident: The way NH funds public schools is an “unfair system”

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 […]

Governor, mayor come out in support of full day kindergarten funding at hearing

Governor, mayor come out in support of full day kindergarten funding at hearing

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. […]

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:

Pittsfield resident: Time for school lawsuit

Pittsfield resident: Time for school lawsuit

Pittsfield resident Christopher Cheney submitted this letter to the Concord Monitor, regarding concerns over education funding:

Webinar Recording: NH Education Funding A-Z

Webinar Recording: NH Education Funding A-Z

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 […]

Daniel J. Bakie Elementary School

Dr. Ladd in Union Leader: Sununu budget a good start for NH schools

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

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. 

Daniel J. Bakie Elementary School

Laconia Daily Sun: Bill to fund full-day kindergarten offers $251k to Laconia schools

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. Richard Ames, courtesy of the Keene Sentinel

Rep. Ames: It’s time to re-establish genuine education aid

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

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: