Reaching Higher NH is seeking a Director of Community Engagement

Reaching Higher NH is a nonpartisan 501c3 public education policy resource for New Hampshire parents, students, educators, and elected officials. We are dedicated to...

On NAEP scores, “proficient” does not mean performing at grade level

The recently released NAEP scores, which measure student performance in terms like "basic," "proficient," and "advanced," do not indicate whether or not students are...

Subcommittee recommends further study on voucher bill

The House Finance subcommittee that has been working on SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, since January voted 7-1 to refer the bill for...

Rigor is important, but courses should be informed by aspirations, says college counselor

Brennan Barnard, Director of College Counseling and Outreach at the Derryfield School, offered college-bound students advice on course selection and how it impacts their...

RHNH Exec. Dir., Evelyn Aissa, speaks on skills that matter at Tom Tom Founders...

Reaching Higher NH’s Executive Director, Evelyn Aissa, spoke at the seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival last Thursday. The Festival, attended by over 25,000...
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NH Ranks at the Top According to NAEP, but Significant Achievement Gap Persists

New Hampshire remains one of the highest achieving states in the nation for fourth and eighth-grade math and reading, according to a recent report...
high school class interest in stem and science

Efforts to increase interest in STEM in high school could be too late

Offering more science, technology, math, and engineering (STEM) courses in high school doesn't increase the number of students' interest in those majors in college,...

Parental engagement & personalized learning can help bridge achievement gap between rich & poor...

According to an analysis by the New Hampshire Department of Education, school districts that spend the most money per pupil typically get the best...

Tax credit expansion bill for private & home school scholarships moves through Senate

The Senate Education Committee held a hearing on HB 1686, a bill that would allow individuals to receive a tax credit for donations to...
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New York’s performance-based assessments result in substantial student growth & improved outcomes

A Consortium of public schools in New York has been a model of school improvement and student achievement through performance-based assessments and student-centered learning....

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