Legislative Update: 2023 begins with hearing on repeal of divisive concepts bill, meeting of...

While we’re still waiting for the majority of 2023 bills to be released, the work of the House Education Committee will begin this week as they hold their first public hearings on Wednesday, January...

Legislative Update: House Education Committee to vote on 14 interim study bills during executive...

The House Education Committee will meet for an executive session on Monday, October, 24, to vote on education bills that were referred to interim study during the 2022 legislative session. Legislative subcommittees convened work...

Parental bill of rights revived by committee; Governor vows to veto bill

A “parental bill of rights” that legal experts say could violate the state’s anti-discrimination laws is headed for a final vote after a committee of conference led by House Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R-Auburn)...

House passes school funding bill, teacher workforce study group; tables school budget tax cap...

The NH House of Representatives passed several bills during a two-day session May 4 and 5 including SB 420, creating a $25 million extraordinary need grant for towns with low property tax bases, and...

As halfway point approaches, lawmakers shift focus to school budget caps, teacher workforce shortages,...

Lawmakers are quickly approaching the halfway point known as “crossover day,” when all of the active House bills move to the Senate and vice versa. It’s also a good time to reflect on where...

Weekly Legislative Update: House and Senate to hold hearings to repeal statewide school voucher...

This week, the House and Senate Education Committees will hold public hearings on bills to repeal the statewide school voucher program. Lawmakers rolled the voucher program into the statewide budget last year despite historic...

Weekly Legislative Update: State Board votes to limit remote learning, lawmakers hear testimony on...

It was a busy week in Concord last week: concurrent House and Senate public hearings with executive sessions mixed in, and a State Board of Education meeting on Thursday. House and Senate Education Committees...

7 Key Ed Policy Trends to Watch in 2022

The new legislative session is starting off in full force. Both the House and Senate’s Education Committees have public hearings scheduled through the month of January, with topics ranging from school funding, to reigning...

Weekly Legislative Update: Teacher Appreciation Week, Learn Everywhere, State Standards, & the Budget

Last week, we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week! If you haven’t had the chance, #ThankATeacher that made a difference in your or your child’s life. The State Board of Education met on Wednesday, where they discussed...

Weekly Legislative Update: Senate begins working on state budget, DOE presents new Learn Everywhere...

It’s a quiet week at the State House this week as the Senate starts working on the state budget. Last week, the House passed a budget that boosts K-12 education funding by $164 million,...