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WEBINAR: Drafted without public input, proposed changes to public school standards...

On Wednesday, August 31, Reaching Higher NH presented a briefing to the New Hampshire Education Network (NHEN) on proposed rule changes to the Minimum...

Middle schoolers get a glimpse of career and technical education pathways...

Faith Lanzillo was not surprised by the shrugs and blank stares she received from her middle school audience when she asked what they knew...

WEBINAR: Reaching Higher Policy Director Christina Pretorius joins New Hampshire Fiscal...

Reaching Higher Policy Director Christina Pretorius shared insights on how NH schools are using federal relief funds as a panelist for the New Hampshire...

Reaching Higher and partners release survey measuring school staff and educator...

Update, June 24, 2022: This survey has closed. Thank you to all those who completed the survey. Your input will inform critical conversations...

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 emphasizes inclusive narratives, collaboration

Ensuring all New Hampshire young people find meaningful postsecondary pathways starts with adopting inclusive language, Reaching Higher’s Nicole Heimarck explained during an April 12...

High Stakes for Higher Education: NH leaders and lawmakers seek innovative...

Higher education has undergone intense change in recent years, due to factors including demographic trends, workforce demands, student needs, and economic realities. In response,...

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...

NH Education News Digest, March 2022

Dear Friends and Colleagues,  Like the weather in March, the education climate has experienced dramatic ups and downs over the past month. An assortment of...