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‘Coalition builder’ Jennifer Gillis named superintendent of Manchester School District

Longtime Manchester educator and interim superintendent Jennifer Gillis has been appointed superintendent of the Manchester School District, effective immediately, the Union Leader reported last...

When less is more: How one small NH school is embracing...

The students in Lori Palmer’s 4th- and 5th-grade math class at Freedom Elementary School are up to something big, tiny as it may look.  For...

Youth Retention Initiative webinar to feature Reaching Higher’s Nicole Heimarck

Nicole Heimarck, Executive Director of Reaching Higher NH and Director of the New Hampshire Alliance for College and Career Readiness, will serve as a...

From healthcare worker crisis, new opportunities and pathways emerge

Matthew McDonald was a first-year nursing student at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, when COVID-19 made its appearance. The frightening and...

WEBINAR: Info session on HB 607, NH’s Local School Voucher Bill

On Monday, December 20, Reaching Higher New Hampshire hosted this information session on HB 607, the local school voucher bill. We offered an overview...

10 things to know about HB 607, the local school voucher...

The House Education Committee has recommended that lawmakers pass House Bill 607, a proposed law that would create local school vouchers that are directly...

Information Session on HB 607, the local school voucher bill

Monday, December 20 4-5 p.m. Via Zoom: Register Here On Monday, December 20, Reaching Higher New Hampshire will host an information session on HB 607, the local...

3 key takeaways on K-12 school enrollment trends in NH

The overall number of children schooled in New Hampshire -- including public, charter, private, and homeschooling -- decreased by 1% between October 2020 and...

Demographics, the pandemic, and the bubble class: Public schools continue to...

New Hampshire’s student population has been steadily declining since its peak in the early 2000s, according to data released by the New Hampshire Department...

School voucher program enrolling 1,635 students in first quarter; projected to...

At the first meeting of the Education Freedom Account Oversight Committee on Tuesday, November 9, the NH Department of Education released current enrollment data...