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Business leader Val Zanchuk: “Don’t destroy a top public school system” – MyTurn in...

New Hampshire civic and business leader Val Zanchuk writes an oped about the damage vouchers would do to New Hampshire's top performing school system, making the point students from higher income families would be the primary beneficiaries.

Make Private School Free or Die: The Fight Over Education Savings Accounts in New...

"The 74", a national web site that covers education from a conservative viewpoint, reported on SB 193.  Here are some excerpts: Soon may prevail...

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...

Concord Monitor: Voucher bill probably to be retained over the summer and state employees...

The Monitor provides background on the lack of sufficient Republican support for the ambitious voucher bill and reports that the State Employee Association has weighed in heavily against Commissioner Edelblut's proposed reorganization plan.

Governor Sununu on SB 193: I have concerns about putting public funds towards non-public...

On NHPR's The Exchange this morning, Josh Rogers ran a clip of a  statement given by Governor Sununu on SB 193. The bill would create...

After work session on SB 193, questions remain about NH’s voucher bill

The House Education Committee held a full committee work session on SB 193 on Wednesday, which would create "education freedom savings accounts" in New...
Sen. Reagan

Union Leader: Public hearing scheduled for amendment to restructure DOE amid “mounting pressure”

The Union Leader reported on yesterday's Senate Education Committee meeting yesterday, where they announced a public hearing on the amendment to restructure the Department of Education: At...

Senator David Watters to propose alternative to restructuring Department of Education

According to the Union Leader, Senator David Watters (Dover) plans to introduce an amendment that would potentially create a study committee to reorganize the...

State Board rejects DOE proposal to review many academic standards immediately

At the April 6th meeting of the New Hampshire State Board of Education, The department of education proposed that the board agree to review six major academic standards over the next year. The State Board of Education rejected the proposal, telling the department to return with a full plan, including timeline and budget, to review English and math standards.

Union Leader: Empowering parents: School choice for all NH students

The Union Leader Editorial Board supported SB 193 in this editorial: If, as the New Hampshire Supreme Court has repeatedly insisted, the Legislature has a constitutional...