North Country bands together to urge lawmakers to reform school funding system amidst the...

On Friday, March 29, eleven North Country school districts called for “a better way to fund public education” in a joint statement...

Proposed budget amendment would bring more money for education to NH’s most vulnerable communities

A proposed amendment to the Governor’s recommended state budget would increase school funding to the state’s most vulnerable communities for the next...

How the courts have shaped education funding, and what comes next

In the 1990’s, the Claremont School District challenged the way the state of New Hampshire pays for public school in what are...

Weekly Legislative Update: Monadnock and Winchester join funding lawsuit; education funding gets spotlight at...

The Monadnock School District, which includes the towns of Fitzwilliam, Gilsum, Richmond, Roxbury, Swanzey and Troy, and Winchester joined ConVal in the education funding...

Governor’s proposal to merge funds gives some lawmakers pause

As part of his FY 2020-FY 2021 budget proposal to the legislature, Governor Sununu is recommending an organizational change to how education dollars are...

ConVal School District sues state over education funding

The ConVal School District filed a suit yesterday against the State of New Hampshire, claiming that the $3,636 per student in adequate education grants...

Kindergarten & Keno: How it works

Towns across New Hampshire are considering whether to authorize the online lottery game Keno, which was passed in 2017 to offset the costs of...

House Education recommends an overhaul of the funding formula, bringing back old elements

On February 19, the House Education Committee introduced its proposal to address the way we pay for our public schools. Four funding-related bills were...

State Education Property Tax: Locally raised, locally kept

On every New Hampshire property tax bill, there are two line items that fund the local school district: the statewide education property tax (SWEPT),...

Stabilization Grants: A vital part of the formula for NH’s most vulnerable communities

Stabilization grants are a substantial source of state aid to many New Hampshire communities. In the third segment on our state’s education funding formula,...

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