PODCAST: Pandemic Reflections

In the latest episode of "School Talk," the Reaching Higher staff discuss our own families' experiences with a year of pandemic learning. https://open.spotify.com/episode/4hJFMSVNA07b9EWzEJgzGn?si=s8svQA8JRCmbH9QefhRYxQ TRANSCRIPT I’m Sarah...

‘You do what you’ve got to do.’ As budgets and funding bills unfold, a...

It’s a dramatic budget season in New Hampshire. Communities are deliberating over school district budgets stretched paper thin. Legislators are hashing out bills that...

PODCAST: On Our Own: A top-notch school district feels the funding pinch

In this special podcast, Reaching Higher intern and Hopkinton native Henry Lavoie goes in search of answers to why Hopkinton's school budget failed last...

Resistance to HB 20 remains strong on day two of public hearing

Opposition to HB 20 continued to outstrip support during a second day of public testimony on Thursday. Altogether, 5,218 people signed on in opposition...

PODCAST: Return of the School Voucher Bill

In this episode of School Talk, Reaching Higher Policy Director Christina Pretorius discusses what's coming up in education legislation, including a familiar-looking school voucher...

WEBINAR: HB 20: A Primer on the Statewide Voucher Bill

New Hampshire lawmakers have introduced a bill that would create the most expansive school voucher program in the country. This webinar, presented by the...

‘We think we can get there, but not without a lot of pain’: Heading...

In the early days of the pandemic, as bad news piled on top of bad news, one announcement brought a wave of relief and...

Public hearing for HB 20, statewide voucher bill, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2, at...

A public hearing for HB 20, the statewide voucher bill, is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2 at 1:15 p.m. via Zoom. Members of the...

PODCAST: New Year, New Chapter

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2fYNWBeeTYiicWunNesPeH?si=hCRlUjPdRWesY-AtyQ8gyQ In this episode of School Talk, a conversation with Reaching Higher's Policy Director, Christina Pretorius, about the upcoming Legislative session, and a story about 2021...

Getting back to basics: Teacher of the year ensures students’ needs are met

As the school day gets underway on the Friday before Thanksgiving at Ledge Street School in Nashua, English Language teacher Danielle Boutin is in...