The most expansive voucher program in the country released as top priority in NH...

A new bill that would create the country’s first nearly universal voucher program has been introduced as the top priority for lawmakers in the...

Will school funding reform succeed this time?

Members of the School Funding Commission are confident that their work will go further than past attempts to address school funding inequities. Nevertheless, the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.”