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“It’s penny wise and pound foolish”: Teachers reflect on how disparities in pay affect...

Every year around mid summer, the dreaded courtesy phone calls between school superintendents begin. One district unexpectedly loses a teacher to a higher paying...

Policy Brief: Teacher Salary Schedules in New Hampshire

These policy briefs explore variations in salaries across New Hampshire, focusing exclusively on salary step schedule data for NH-certified teachers with Bachelor’s degrees, and...

Community on the brink: Idyllic New Hampshire town beset by school budget battles

Roots run deep in the small town of Hopkinton, a rural community just west of New Hampshire’s capital. Many residents can trace their lineage...

Governor Sununu announces $1.5 million in federal funding to K-12 private, religious, & home...

On Tuesday, July 28, Governor Chris Sununu announced that he will earmark $1.5 million in federal CARES Act funding to organizations that distribute scholarships...

Analysis finds CARES Act would provide estimated $213 per student for costs related to...

Last week, the state issued guidelines on how schools might reopen in the fall amid the national coronavirus pandemic. The recommendations left decisions on...

“There are elements that need to be changed”: School business managers reflect on school...

“There are things in our standards and in our mandates that we face, that could be and should be reflected in a revised definition,”...

Complex equations: Districts brace for pandemic’s economic fallout

Even before the coronavirus pandemic shuttered schools along with nearly every sector of the economy, the Newport School District was under financial strain. In...

School Funding Commission meets to divvy up work; subcommittees to convene later this week

The Commission to Study School Funding met on Monday, May 4, to review their progress to date, review the bidding progress of the external...

NH seeking $37 million in federal K-12 education relief

The NH Department of Education is seeking $37 million in coronavirus-related federal relief for the state’s K-12 schools as part of the CARES Act...

School funding commission meeting postponed until Monday, May 4

The Commission to Study School Funding’s meeting, which was originally scheduled for Monday, April 27, has been postponed until May 4. The information for...