Governor’s proposed budget defunds STEM scholarships, which have fueled rapid growth in dual enrollment

The Governor’s Dual and Concurrent Enrollment STEM Scholarship Program, which has promoted substantial growth in STEM courses across New Hampshire’s high schools, has been...

‘You do what you’ve got to do.’ As budgets and funding bills unfold, a...

It’s a dramatic budget season in New Hampshire. Communities are deliberating over school district budgets stretched paper thin. Legislators are hashing out bills that...

PODCAST: On Our Own: A top-notch school district feels the funding pinch

In this special podcast, Reaching Higher intern and Hopkinton native Henry Lavoie goes in search of answers to why Hopkinton's school budget failed last...

WEBINAR: HB 20: A Primer on the Statewide Voucher Bill

New Hampshire lawmakers have introduced a bill that would create the most expansive school voucher program in the country. This webinar, presented by the...

‘We think we can get there, but not without a lot of pain’: Heading...

In the early days of the pandemic, as bad news piled on top of bad news, one announcement brought a wave of relief and...

Reaching Higher offers two new resources for students

If you're a student, you feel the impact of education policy decisions more directly than anyone, but you may not always feel like you...

Loss of $89 million in state funding could mean budgetary collapse for NH schools

New Hampshire public schools will face an $89 million loss in state funding in 2022 without further action from lawmakers, according to documents from...

Reaching Higher NH proudly presents our new school funding video

When Jacob moves to another town halfway through his junior year, his high school experience feels like a different world. Follow his journey as...

Will school funding reform succeed this time?

Members of the School Funding Commission are confident that their work will go further than past attempts to address school funding inequities. Nevertheless, the...

PODCAST: Quest for Equity

The Commission to Study School Funding released its final report on Dec. 1. In this new podcast episode, Quest for Equity, four members of...