Kindergarten funding decision delayed until Thursday

According to the Concord Monitor, the House and Senate are working on a compromise for SB 191, funding full-day kindergarten. The Committee of Conference...

NH ranks 46th in school funding equity, according to national study

According to a Quality Counts study, New Hampshire ranked in the bottom five for equity in education, partly due to the over-reliance on local...
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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...

Proposed budget amendment would bring more money for education to NH’s most vulnerable communities

A proposed amendment to the Governor’s recommended state budget would increase school funding to the state’s most vulnerable communities for the next two years....

Berlin Board of Education & City Council to host education funding workshop

Berlin's Board of Education and Mayor are hosting a workshop on education funding on Thursday, September 6 at 6 p.m. in the Berlin Middle...

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...

Senate Finance removes full-day kindergarten funding from budget, increases charter funding and funds DOE...

The Senate Finance Committee voted 4-2 to remove full-day kindergarten funding from the budget on Wednesday, according to the Concord Monitor. In addition, the...

Webinar Recording: NH Public Education Funding A-Z

Education is one of the largest line items in the New Hampshire state budget. It's often a large line item in local town budgets...

School budget cuts are driving Franklin families out of the city

After three hours of public comment, the Franklin City Council voted to pass an $18.5 million school budget. The city faced an $813,000 budget...

How taxes rise while enrollment drops in N.H. school districts like Merrimack Valley

The Concord Monitor reported on a pattern that's happening in many districts across New Hampshire--rising costs for education, despite declining enrollments.  Part of it, said...