Kindergarten funding decision delayed until Thursday

According to the Concord Monitor, the House and Senate are working on a compromise for SB 191, funding full-day kindergarten. The Committee of Conference...

Senate Finance removes full-day kindergarten funding from budget, increases charter funding and funds DOE...

The Senate Finance Committee voted 4-2 to remove full-day kindergarten funding from the budget on Wednesday, according to the Concord Monitor. In addition, the...

Trading Kindergarten for Votes: UL Editorial Board

The Union Leader Editorial Board featured an editorial on the budget negotiations, including debates over funding for full-day kindergarten. Here's an excerpt: Legislative leadership should use...

Full-day kindergarten a good investment

The Seacoast Online Editorial Board featured a piece supporting full-day kindergarten funding in their Sunday edition. It “has true educational value and deserves the...

Kindergarten goes viral…the number of districts offering full-day programs is on the rise

There's a new proposal in the 2016 legislative session to provide full adequacy funding for kindergarten. Here's what you need to know about the status of full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire.

Betting that Keno funding will live up to expectations

This session, lawmakers voted to provide additional funding for full-day kindergarten programs, but the amount will be determined by how much money is brought...

Sens. David Watters and Jeb Bradley: Young NH students need full-day kindergarten

Today's Union Leader featured Sens. David Watters (D, Dover) and Jeb Bradley (R, Wolfboro) advocating for full day kindergarten: IT IS A BREATH OF FRESH...
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NH legislators debate full-day kindergarten funding

Since HB 155--the bill that funds full-day kindergarten--was introduced this session, legislators from both chambers have spoken out regarding full-day kindergarten programs. Senator David Watters (D-Dist....

On full day kindergarten: “Not every good thing must be provided by government”

The lead editorial in today's Union Leader said, The Senate Finance Committee will hold public hearings this week on the state’s two-year budget...... Sens. David Watters...

Concord mom: full-day kindergarten could help attract and retain residents

Interested in the community's support for full-day kindergarten, Concord mom Maria Lucia Natkiel took measures into her own hands: she created her own survey...