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...

Somersworth models self-care with SELF days

Superintendent Bob Gadomski is modeling self-care for students, families, educators, and staff in Somersworth and Rollinsford through the district’s newly announced SELF days. SELF,...

Adjustments, disappointments, and silver linings: Students reflect on remote learning

The final weeks of school are typically abuzz with celebrations and traditions, handshakes and hugs and tears. Teenagers sway to sugary dance tunes. Sweaty,...

Reaching Higher NH proudly presents our new school funding video

When Jacob moves to another town halfway through his junior year, his high school experience feels like a different world. Follow his journey as...

Holding space for difficult conversations after the Capitol attack? Consider these resources

The storming of the United States Capitol by a mob intent on sabotaging our democracy and the processes that uphold it has left many...

Extended Learning Opportunities continue to flourish despite challenges

Matthew Long became enamored with bacteria during his first year at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, when a visiting professor from UNH brought a...

Reaching Higher offers two new resources for students

If you're a student, you feel the impact of education policy decisions more directly than anyone, but you may not always feel like you...