Community on the brink: Idyllic New Hampshire town beset by school budget battles

Roots run deep in the small town of Hopkinton, a rural community just west of New Hampshire’s capital. Many residents can trace their lineage...

Governor Sununu announces $1.5 million in federal funding to K-12 private, religious, & home...

On Tuesday, July 28, Governor Chris Sununu announced that he will earmark $1.5 million in federal CARES Act funding to organizations that distribute scholarships...

Analysis finds CARES Act would provide estimated $213 per student for costs related to...

Last week, the state issued guidelines on how schools might reopen in the fall amid the national coronavirus pandemic. The recommendations left decisions on...

“There are elements that need to be changed”: School business managers reflect on school...

“There are things in our standards and in our mandates that we face, that could be and should be reflected in a revised definition,”...

Complex equations: Districts brace for pandemic’s economic fallout

Even before the coronavirus pandemic shuttered schools along with nearly every sector of the economy, the Newport School District was under financial strain. In...

School Funding Commission meets to divvy up work; subcommittees to convene later this week

The Commission to Study School Funding met on Monday, May 4, to review their progress to date, review the bidding progress of the external...

NH seeking $37 million in federal K-12 education relief

The NH Department of Education is seeking $37 million in coronavirus-related federal relief for the state’s K-12 schools as part of the CARES Act...

School funding commission meeting postponed until Monday, May 4

The Commission to Study School Funding’s meeting, which was originally scheduled for Monday, April 27, has been postponed until May 4. The information for...

School funding commission scheduled to meet on April 27

The Commission to Study School Funding, a 16-member commission that is reexamining the way New Hampshire funds its public schools, will meet remotely via...

Commission begins reexamining public school funding

The Commission to Study School Funding, a group of six lawmakers and ten members of the public, had their third meeting of the year...