Is an “adequate education” adequate for our students?

When talking about the cost of education in New Hampshire, the term “adequate education” usually comes up. But what does it mean, and how...

Stabilization Grants: A vital part of the formula for NH’s most vulnerable communities

Stabilization grants are a substantial source of state aid to many New Hampshire communities. In the third segment on our state’s education funding formula,...

State Education Property Tax: Locally raised, locally kept

On every New Hampshire property tax bill, there are two line items that fund the local school district: the statewide education property tax (SWEPT),...

How the courts have shaped education funding, and what comes next

In the 1990’s, the Claremont School District challenged the way the state of New Hampshire pays for public school in what are known as...

Concrete Makeovers: Portsmouth CTE students design planters to beautify outdoor dining

It’s not every day that the problem you face is a literal barrier. Like, an actual concrete Jersey barrier. But that’s exactly the size...

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: ‘Claremont’ traces the throughline of school funding

To fully understand school funding in New Hampshire, it helps to travel back in time to a pair of lawsuits bearing the name of...

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...

With back-to-school enthusiasm high, one middle school strives to strengthen family connections

A shaved ice truck in tropical shades flung its awnings open and the sugary sound of Doja Cat ricocheted off the brick walls of...

School: Whose bright idea was it, anyway? Check out our new history in comics

Not so long ago, school was one of the most predictable aspects of life -- like dad jokes and those baby carrots that always...