Editorial: The same old education funding story

The Concord Monitor published an editorial in their Sunday edition about the state's education funding formula. Here's an excerpt: Start with the determination, in a state...

Goffstown resident: Public Schools First

Goffstown resident Jo Ann McCalister submitted this letter to the Union Leader: To the Editor: The New Hampshire Legislature and the citizens of our state...

Editorial: Never-ending school funding battles

The Union Leader Editorial Board ran an editorial on the Supreme Court's decision in the Claremont case and its impact on state funding of education: ...Every...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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