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WEBINAR: Looking Ahead: Education Policy in 2023

On Wednesday, January 18, Reaching Higher presented the following webinar to the New Hampshire Education Network, offering a preview of key themes in education...

‘Divisive concepts’ law impeding efforts to recruit and retain teachers, DEIJ...

A 2021 law that restricts what teachers can say about racism, sexism, and other sensitive topics is making it harder to attract and retain...

Time-honored Hanover High School Council models shared decision making

A familiar component of the high school experience, student government isn’t a guaranteed conduit for student voice. To be effective, a student government has...

Committee proposes school incentive grants and teacher stipends to address ongoing...

A legislative committee is expected to propose four policy recommendations to help strengthen and diversify New Hampshire’s teacher workforce. The Committee to Study New...

Student representation on school boards can help empower all students. Here’s...

School boards should strive to engage with as many members of the community as possible, including students. A student school board member can help...

Fair and competitive pay is critical to a strong teaching workforce,...

Fair and competitive teacher compensation is a critical part of ensuring that schools can attract and retain qualified and well-prepared teachers, Reaching Higher NH...

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...

Legislative study committee begins studying teacher recruitment and retention

A study committee of five lawmakers will spend the next year examining the key factors in the state’s teacher workforce shortage. The Committee to...

‘Claremont’ podcast series offers context for current school funding lawsuits, debates

A new school funding lawsuit was filed last month and a second one is scheduled for trial early next year -- but the issues...

Education funding a top issue in upcoming election, according to Citizens...

State funding for public schools and school voucher programs are among the top issues Granite Staters want candidates to address in the 2022 election,...