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Representative Gile: How I became an advocate for full-day kindergarten

Representative Mary Stuart Gile explained how she became involved in advocating for full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire in the Concord Monitor: I am a full-day kindergarten...

Nashua Alderman: “Let’s think about taxpayers for a change”

Last week, the Nashua Board of Education's budget committee voted 6-2 to expand full-day kindergarten to all 11 elementary schools, reported the Union Leader. But...

Concord residents debate full-day kindergarten, cite unexpected expenses that “can’t be ignored”

On March 8, Concord's school board submitted their budget proposal--which didn't include full-day kindergarten. According to the Concord Monitor, a hearing earlier this week...

Letter: A little sunshine on Concord kindergarten

Concord resident Betty Hoadley submitted this letter to the Concord Monitor:  Oh, how lucky can we, the Concord taxpayers, be! This is Sunshine Week, the...
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Mark Shriver: Working together toward full-day kindergarten

Save the Children Action Network's president, Mark Shriver, supported Governor Sununu's commitment to funding full-day kindergarten programs in a letter to the Union Leader: In today's...

Governor Sununu’s budget draws praise, raises questions about the future of education

First-term Governor Chris Sununu delivered his budget address last week, highlighting top issues like the opiod crisis and infrastructure needs. One topic that drew...

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...

Weekly legislative update: budgets, snow delays, and full-day K!

This week, the House and Senate Education Committees heard several controversial bills, the Governor presented his biennial budget, and more. The Governor's meeting with...

Guest blogger, Pam Wicks, on why she ran for Concord school board

In June of 2011, my husband, 3 boys, and I relocated to Concord, NH just in time for our oldest son to start Kindergarten....
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NH legislators debate full-day kindergarten funding

Since HB 155--the bill that funds full-day kindergarten--was introduced this session, legislators from both chambers have spoken out regarding full-day kindergarten programs. Senator David Watters (D-Dist....