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,...

Is an “adequate education” adequate for our students?

When talking about the cost of education in New Hampshire, the term “adequate education” usually comes up. But what does it mean, and how...
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The big question for 2019: How will we pay for our schools?

The way New Hampshire pays for its schools has been a hot topic for decades. With recent tweaks to the education funding formula and...

Schools receive additional $11 million in state funding for full-day kindergarten

Districts across the state will receive an additional $11 million in additional state funding for full-day kindergarten as a result of the 2017 "Keno-garten"...

Keene forum underscores growing frustration with funding inequities

Amid growing frustration over funding inequities in they way New Hampshire funds its education system, attorney John Tobin and Executive Councilor Andru Volinksy are...
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Temporary rules allow schools to get additional Medicaid funding

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (NH DHHS) announced temporary rules to expand the Medicaid to Schools program, which allows school...

School funding crisis “a math problem” that needs a statewide solution, say advocates

The state's dependence on local property taxes to fund education is reaching a tipping point that requires a statewide solution, attorneys John Tobin and...

Berlin Board of Education & City Council to host education funding workshop

Berlin's Board of Education and Mayor are hosting a workshop on education funding on Thursday, September 6 at 6 p.m. in the Berlin Middle...