On full day kindergarten: “Not every good thing must be provided by government”

The lead editorial in today's Union Leader said, The Senate Finance Committee will hold public hearings this week on the state’s two-year budget...... Sens. David Watters...

“It’s a pregnant moment for state education policy” | NHPR

We missed this report last week but it's worth catching up with Josh Rogers' review Senate and House Education Committee decisions last Tuesday: It’s a...

Executive Council unanimously confirms Cline to Board of Education

Confirmed by a unanimous vote, former Union Leader editorial page editor Drew Cline was appointed to the New Hampshire Board of Education yesterday and immediately selected by Governor Sununu to serve as Chair. Executive Councilor Chris Pappas said, “He pledged to bring balance and be a check and balance on the Department of Education and the commissioner if need be.”

Understood features webinars on school vouchers, working with IEP teams, and more

Understood, a national organization dedicated to helping children with learning and attention issues and their families, is hosting several free webinars through August. All...

Analysis finds that doubling charter schools in NH could cost state $57 million...

In response to the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee’s request for more information on charter school funding, Reaching Higher NH conducted a fiscal impact analysis...

Review of State’s Charter Schools Estimates 1,083 Open Seats in 2018-2019

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, our Board of Directors issued a statement regarding this analysis. To read it, click here. Reaching Higher NH’s most recent...

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...

District leaders, educators express funding frustrations to Education Committee

Educators and school officials addressed the Joint Legislative Education Committee on Wednesday, October 7, sharing success stories related to school openings while also describing...

Manchester English Learners request fair funding

One day in the English Language advisory group she leads at Manchester West High School, Liz Kirwan asked her students to brainstorm the differences...

PODCAST: Quest for Equity

The Commission to Study School Funding released its final report on Dec. 1. In this new podcast episode, Quest for Equity, four members of...