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

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...

‘Coalition builder’ Jennifer Gillis named superintendent of Manchester School District

Longtime Manchester educator and interim superintendent Jennifer Gillis has been appointed superintendent of the Manchester School District, effective immediately, the Union Leader reported last...

When less is more: How one small NH school is embracing...

The students in Lori Palmer’s 4th- and 5th-grade math class at Freedom Elementary School are up to something big, tiny as it may look.  For...

Reaching Higher welcomes our newest team member, Jana Holdcroft

Reaching Higher is delighted to welcome our new Office Manager, Jana Holdcroft. Jana will be joining our team this week to take the lead on...

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

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...

Four schools honored as 2022 ‘Schools of Excellence’

Four schools have earned the distinction of 2022 NH Schools of Excellence, the New Hampshire Excellence in Education (EDies) Board announced this week:  Manchester’s Highland-Goffe’s...

NH Education News Digest, May 2022: Special Higher Education Edition

Dear Friends and Colleagues,  May is an exciting month on the college-and-career pathway. Many high school seniors have just made the momentous decision about what...

House committee revives school budget cap bill 

The House Municipal and County Government Committee recommended adding HB 1393, the bill that would have allowed school district voters to impose a school...

Youth Retention Initiative webinar emphasizes inclusive narratives, collaboration

Ensuring all New Hampshire young people find meaningful postsecondary pathways starts with adopting inclusive language, Reaching Higher’s Nicole Heimarck explained during an April 12...

WEBINAR: Budget and Tax Caps in New Hampshire

Our policy Director, Christina Pretorius, was joined by Zack Sheehan, Project Director of the New Hampshire School Funding Fairness Project, to provide an overview...