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

We have received a lot of inquiries about the landscape of support and opposition for SB 193, the statewide voucher bill. With that in...

US DOE approves NH’s state education plan

The United States Department of Education (US DOE) has approved New Hampshire's state plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)....

School Choice event at Radisson, as board splits on opposition to SB 193

Manchester's Mayor, School Board, and Superintendent opposed the statewide voucher bill, SB 193, in a letter to the House Finance Committee. According to Manchester...

Voucher advocates say SB 193 “is a great start”

Some advocates of SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, are voicing both concerns and optimism about limitations to the program. One supporter called it...

New Hampshire ranks 4th in the US for quality public education

The Education Week Research Center ranked New Hampshire fourth in the country in its 2018 Quality Counts report, which examines the role of education in...

Looming questions about voucher bill and its effects on students and districts at House...

On January 16, the House Finance Committee held a public hearing on SB 193, the bill that would create a statewide voucher program. After...

Manchester Teacher: I don’t want my tax dollars going to an organization that can...

Megan Kilar, a Manchester public school teacher, submitted this letter to the Concord Monitor opposing SB 193, the bill that would create a statewide...

Manchester Mayor Pans School Choice Bill, Education Chair Says Cost Minimal

Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig spoke against SB 193 at a House Finance Committee meeting on January 16. Drew Cline, the State Board of Education Chairman...

About half of NH students would qualify for proposed voucher program

According to Representative Glenn Cordelli (Tuftonboro), a House Education Committee member and school choice advocate, about half of New Hampshire students would qualify for...

Concord Monitor: Big problem with SB 193 is that it’s unconstitutional

The Concord Monitor Editorial Board published this editorial on the constitutionality of SB 193, the bill that would create a statewide voucher system: The federal...