Kate Baker: A scholarship offers hope and a new path

Children's Scholarship Fund Executive Director Kate Baker wrote a piece for the Union Leader about the Fund. Here's an excerpt: In a recent Children's Scholarship...

Rep. Tamara Le: SB 8 is fundamentally flawed and unconstitutional

Representative Tamara Le (Rock-31), a member of the House Education Committee, submitted this piece to Seacoast Online about Senate Bill 8, also known as...

Trading Kindergarten for Votes: UL Editorial Board

The Union Leader Editorial Board featured an editorial on the budget negotiations, including debates over funding for full-day kindergarten. Here's an excerpt: Legislative leadership should use...

Raising questions about the funding formula

Steve Norton and Greg Bird, from the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies, questioned the state's education funding formula in Business New Hampshire...

Kindergarten funding decision delayed until Thursday

According to the Concord Monitor, the House and Senate are working on a compromise for SB 191, funding full-day kindergarten. The Committee of Conference...

Keno-garten bill finalized, but without bipartisan support

According to NHPR, the agreement reached by a committee of House and Senate members to tie kindergarten funding to the online lottery game Keno...

Lawmakers strike deal to add full-day kindergarten funded by Keno

The Union Leader reported on lawmakers' deal to increase funding for full-day kindergarten programs by legalizing the online lottery game Keno. Here's an excerpt: Democrats...

Kindergarten bill creates Dover budget shortfall

The Dover School District could be facing a budget shortfall after counting on the passage of the original version of a Senate bill, reported...

How taxes rise while enrollment drops in N.H. school districts like Merrimack Valley

The Concord Monitor reported on a pattern that's happening in many districts across New Hampshire--rising costs for education, despite declining enrollments.  Part of it, said...

Education Commissioner to form education finance committee

Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut announced that the Department of Education will form an education finance committee, reported the Concord Monitor. The committee will study the...