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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 […]

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Police chief: Investing in kids can help fight crime

Enfield Police Chief Richard Crate urged the legislature to invest in New Hampshire kids by funding early childhood education programs in the Concord Monitor. Here’s an excerpt of his article:

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Concord teacher hopes to inspire kids to explore computer science as part of Christa McAuliffe Sabbatical

Christa McAuliffe School teacher Heather Droulet was awarded the 2017 Christa McAuliffe Sabbatical from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. As a part of the sabbatical, Droulet will get a year off with pay and extra money for materials to bring an idea to life. For her, its getting more girls […]

Boscawen mom supports school choice at press conference

Boscawen mom supports school choice at press conference

National and local school choice advocacy groups held a press conference in Concord to support SB 193, the bill that would create an “education freedom savings account” program, or vouchers, in New Hampshire. The Concord Monitor reported on why a Boscawen mother supports the bill:

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

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

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 an “education freedom savings account” program, or voucher system, in New Hampshire. Here’s what the Governor said:

Union Leader editorial: Cline to replace Raffio

Union Leader editorial: Cline to replace Raffio

The Union Leader Editorial Board featured this piece on their former editor’s appointment to the State Board of Education:

Governor signs bill requiring 2 week notification before teaching sex ed in schools

Governor signs bill requiring 2 week notification before teaching sex ed in schools

NHPR reported that Governor Chris Sununu signed HB 103 into law, which requires school districts to provide at least two weeks’ notice to parents before teaching anything involving human sexuality or sexual education. Here’s an excerpt:

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Letter: Two week notice unneeded

Rochester resident Diane Starkey submitted a letter to Foster’s Daily Democrat about the new law that requires schools to give at least two weeks’ notice before teaching sex ed. Here’s an excerpt:

Union Leader supports new law giving parents prior notification of sex education

Union Leader supports new law giving parents prior notification of sex education

The Union Leader supported a new law that requires two weeks’ notice to parents before a school teaches sex ed in an editorial. Here’s an excerpt:

Commissioner Edelblut on NHPR: “I’m an advocate for the education of all our students”

Commissioner Edelblut on NHPR: “I’m an advocate for the education of all our students”

Commissioner Frank Edelblut sat down for an interview with NHPR to discuss his passion for education and SB 193, the bill that would create a universal voucher program in New Hampshire. Read excerpt here: