State Education Property Tax: Locally raised, locally kept

On every New Hampshire property tax bill, there are two line items that fund the local school district: the statewide education property tax (SWEPT),...

Policy Brief: NH Charter Schools

In this brief, we discuss the current authorization process, funding, student selection, and critical questions for consideration to inform the debate around charter schools...

Governor Sununu proclaims January as ELO Month!

Governor Chris Sununu proclaimed January as Extended Learning Opportunity (ELO) Month in New Hampshire! ELOs are credit-bearing learning experiences that happen outside of the...

Stabilization Grants: A vital part of the formula for NH’s most vulnerable communities

Stabilization grants are a substantial source of state aid to many New Hampshire communities. In the third segment on our state’s education funding formula,...

Is an “adequate education” adequate for our students?

When talking about the cost of education in New Hampshire, the term “adequate education” usually comes up. But what does it mean, and how...
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The big question for 2019: How will we pay for our schools?

The way New Hampshire pays for its schools has been a hot topic for decades. With recent tweaks to the education funding formula and...

Schools receive additional $11 million in state funding for full-day kindergarten

Districts across the state will receive an additional $11 million in additional state funding for full-day kindergarten as a result of the 2017 "Keno-garten"...
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Temporary rules allow schools to get additional Medicaid funding

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (NH DHHS) announced temporary rules to expand the Medicaid to Schools program, which allows school...
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State Board adopts K-12 Computer Science academic standards

In June, the state legislature voted to add computer science as a core K-12 subject. This week, the New Hampshire State Board of Education,...
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Delay in Medicaid to Schools rulemaking means loss in available federal funding for NH...

A delay in the rulemaking process by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) means school districts in New Hampshire will...