Some Districts Lose, Others May Gain Under Recent SB 193 Amendment

SB 193, a bill that would create a statewide education savings account (ESA or voucher) program, is now in its third iteration since being...

Legislative Budget Assistant’s model of voucher bill predicts sharp losses to districts over time

According to a Legislative Budget Assistant (LBA) staffer's report, the impact of the statewide voucher bill (SB 193) goes far beyond the first-year impacts...

Concerns around cost of voucher bill are overstated, according to leadership and Union Leader...

The House Finance subcommittee released an amended version of SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, which tightened the eligibility requirements, eliminated the stabilization grants...

Amendment to statewide voucher bill increases financial burden on districts, according to Reaching Higher...

The House Finance subcommittee has released an amendment to SB 193, the bill that would create a statewide voucher bill, on Wednesday. According to...

Voucher bill amendment removes stabilization grants, caps enrollment, and changes eligibility

The House Finance subcommittee released an amendment to SB 193, the bill that creates a statewide voucher program, on Monday. The new version of...

Executive Council confirms Phil Nazzaro to Board of Education

The Executive Council confirmed Newmarket town councilman and former state Senate candidate Phil Nazzaro to the State Board of Education on February 7, according...

Governor Sununu emphasizes school infrastructure fund, STEM, and school choice in State of the...

In his State of the State address, Governor Sununu outlined his 2018 policy priorities, which included the Public School Infrastructure Fund, STEM, and school...

House considers changes to Manifest Educational Hardship provision

The House Education Committee held a public hearing on January 30, 2018 on HB 1492, a bill that would change the law around Manifest...

State LBA says, “School voucher bill could cost N.H. $36M over 12 years”

The state's nonpartisan Legislative Budget Assistant told a House Finance subcommittee that SB 193, the bill that would create a statewide voucher program, could...

Somersworth School Board Chair wants board to be thinking about how legislation impacts their...

Somersworth School Board Chairman Don Austin added a discussion of SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, to the board's first agenda of the year,...