new york consortium performance-based assessments

New York’s performance-based assessments result in substantial student growth & improved outcomes

A Consortium of public schools in New York has been a model of school improvement and student achievement through performance-based assessments and student-centered learning....
voucher bill school choice

Voucher bill “a work in progress,” say lawmakers

The House Finance subcommittee that is working on SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, released another amendment on last week at their work session....

Citizens Town Hall on Education: Howe Library in Hanover on May 15

CITIZENS’ TOWN HALL ON EDUCATION  Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. Howe Library 13 South Street, Hanover, NH 03755 On Tuesday, May 15th, Reaching Higher New Hampshire will...
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Continuous Revisions of Voucher Bill are a Concern for NH Parents, Teachers, & Admins

The statewide voucher bill, SB 193, has gone through several major revisions since it was introduced last year--each House committee has made substantial changes...
sb 193 division ii work session hearing

By the Numbers: Support and Opposition for SB 193 at House Subcommittee Hearing

Following several work sessions and revisions, the House Finance Division II Subcommittee held a public hearing on Friday, March 9 on newly-amended version of...

Lawmakers recognize the risk in voucher bill, says NHSAA Director

SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, has been in the House for close to a year, with members of the Education and then Finance...
Vouchers

Infographic: The Evolution of SB 193, NH’s Statewide Voucher Bill

Reaching Higher NH has received many questions about the evolution of SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, in regards to where it began and...

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...