Resources for helping students cope with traumatic events

Traumatic events can impact the children we care about in various ways. Here is a list of resources, organizations, and hotlines to help educators,...

NH Department of Education accepting nominations for 2019 NH Teacher of the Year

The New Hampshire Department of Education is accepting nominations for the 2019 NH Teacher of the Year. The deadline is February 16, 2018.  Anyone can...

Budget cuts in Claremont could put many students at risk

Crisis Counselor, Ashley Miller, serves as a lifeline for students at Stevens High School in Claremont, NH. She supports and educates those experiencing anxiety,...

Educational Opportunity Fund created to help close ed achievement gaps in Portsmouth

The Portsmouth School District launched a new Educational Opportunity Fund to help close the educational opportunity gaps for low income students, reported Manchester Ink...

A Revealing Day in Manchester City Schools

Christopher Thompson, a Manchester businessman and columnist for the Union Leader, wrote about his visit to the city's schools. Thompson's reflections about the work...

Enrollments continue to decline across Capital area – but not everywhere

According to the Concord Monitor, fluctuations in school enrollment--often even as little as 1% annually--are creating logistical challenges, from classroom space to staffing needs: Continuing...

The Bell Curve is Nonsense

The “Bell Curve” has dominated how we think about learning and assessment and significantly limits the potential of our children. We know all kids...

Grant awarded to create vision for rural schools in Androscoggin Valley

The Berlin School District was awarded a grant to find out how the rural school districts of Androscoggin Valley can work together to create...

Former Supreme Court Justice Will Appear With N.H. Ed Commissioner To Discuss Mental Health

Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut will address mental health awareness in a joint appearance with former New Hampshire Supreme Court Justice John Broderick, reported NHPR: The...

On teaching civics: “I want to make them thinkers, to be able to argue...

The Union Leader featured a piece on the rise of civics in our schools. Here's an excerpt: Martha Madsen, president of the New Hampshire Institute...

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