Districts to receive $1.5 million in state funding as a result of financial audit

Over 150 New Hampshire districts will receive a total of $1.5 million in additional state education funding, resulting from an audit that the Department...

Reliance on property taxes for school funding creates an inequitable system, says Claremont attorney

Attorney John Tobin highlighted worsening inequities in New Hampshire's schools in an article reposted by InDepthNH. Tobin, who argued the landmark Claremont case in...
claremont school funding lawsuit

School funding lawsuit “urgently needed,” says Claremont attorney

Attorney John Tobin, one of the lawyers who argued the landmark Claremont case, is urging others to join in a school funding lawsuit. That...

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...
Exec Director Evelyn Aissa

RHNH Exec Dir. Evelyn Aissa Speaks to Contrasting Ed Outcomes in NH

Reaching Higher NH’s Executive Director, Evelyn Aissa, spoke to attendees of the NH Fiscal Policy Institute’s annual conference, Building a Strong Foundation for a...

Medicaid Steps Up in Schools Where Federal Disability Funds Fall Short

Medicaid contributes $4 billion to school-based programs nationwide. New Hampshire receives over $29 million from the provider to cover education-related services such as speech,...

Education funding formula could lead to lawsuit

The New Hampshire Legislature has taken a year to study the state's education funding formula, which some say creates challenging budgetary issues for the...

Concord Monitor: Current education funding model subsidizes wealthy communities

New Hampshire's education funding model is subsidizing the state's wealthiest communities by allowing them to retain the excess state taxes that they raise, according...

Reliance on property taxes for funding means large differences in experiences and outcomes in...

Schools in New Hampshire rely on local property taxes for their funding. That means that some wealthier towns, like Bow, have more resources to pay...

Candia resident proposes property tax break for seniors without school-aged children

A Candia resident has filed a warrant article that would give property tax breaks to residents over 60 who don't have children in the...

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