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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....

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.

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...

Sen. Feltes: Full day kindergarten "essential to closing the opportunity gap"

Senator Dan Feltes, cosponsor of HB 1563 that funds full-day kindergarten, talks to the Monitor about the importance of early childhood education.

Former state rep and city councilor: Killing kindergarten bill unfair to schools and taxpayers

Killing the bill that would have funded full-day kindergarten was a mistake, wrote former state rep Liz Blanchard.

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...

Sununu prioritizes full-day kindergarten in budget; Senators still vie for full adequacy funding

In Governor Chris Sununu's budget address on Thursday, full-day kindergarten funding was front and center. Senator Watters (Dover) believes his bill, SB 191, would...

UL: Targeting kindergarten: Sununu offers sound compromise

The Union Leader Editorial Board ran an oped about Governor Sununu's proposal to target funding for full-day kindergarten programs. Read the full text: If we had...
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Mark Shriver: Working together toward full-day kindergarten

Save the Children Action Network's president, Mark Shriver, supported Governor Sununu's commitment to funding full-day kindergarten programs in a letter to the Union Leader: In today's...

House Dems aim to bring back full-day Kindergarten

This Wednesday, the House Finance Committee is expected to present its budget to the full House for a vote. That budget doesn't include the...