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Former State Senator: School vouchers – another plan to raise your property taxes

Former State Senator: School vouchers – another plan to raise your property taxes

“We all know what happens when money is drained out of public schools. Property taxes go way up.”

Rep. Richard Ames, courtesy of the Keene Sentinel

Rep Ames: Voucher damage underestimated

Representative Dick Ames submitted this letter to the Concord Monitor:

Valley News: New Hampshire Education Commissioner Donated to Croydon School Board’s Legal Defense

Valley News: New Hampshire Education Commissioner Donated to Croydon School Board’s Legal Defense

The Valley News reported that Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut donated $1,000 to the Croydon School Board’s legal defense fund several months ago. Read the full story here:

Rep Porter: ‘School choice’ bills turn taxpayer dollars into private funds

Rep Porter: ‘School choice’ bills turn taxpayer dollars into private funds

Representative Marjorie Porter submitted this piece to Concord Monitor regarding SB 193, which creates education savings accounts for New Hampshire students:

Concord Monitor: The high cost of school vouchers

Concord Monitor: The high cost of school vouchers

The Concord Monitor published an editorial about a school voucher bill that the Senate will vote on tomorrow. SB 193 will be the most expansive voucher bill in the country and could cost the state about $60 million or more its first year. What do you think about this type of voucher program? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Kensington mother: Education bill raises concerns

Kensington mother: Education bill raises concerns

Kensington mother Jacquelyn Benson wrote this letter to the editor, featured in Seacoast Online:

National PTA: Equitable, high-quality public education is critical to our children

National PTA: Equitable, high-quality public education is critical to our children

The National PTA (Parent Teacher Association) released a statement regarding school choice and public education. There are over 20,000 PTA chapters, including more than 40 in New Hampshire. Here is an excerpt:

Letter in Concord Monitor: School choice is dismantling America

Letter in Concord Monitor: School choice is dismantling America

According to one college instructor, school choice dismantles the public school system and divides Americans. Here’s her letter to the Concord Monitor:

Senator Reagan: School choice affords the quality education our students deserve

Senator Reagan: School choice affords the quality education our students deserve

Senator John Reagan (Dist. 17) hailed school choice and competition as a way to deliver a quality, affordable education in the Union Leader. Here’s an excerpt:

Governor Chris Sununu: Parents “need to have the final say” on their children’s education

Governor Chris Sununu: Parents “need to have the final say” on their children’s education

Governor Chris Sununu spoke to NH1 News after speaking at a school choice event in Manchester earlier this week. Here’s the clip: