Despite overwhelming public opposition, Senate moves forward with universal voucher bill with hearing scheduled...

The Senate is forging ahead with its version of a statewide voucher bill, SB 130, which would create a universal voucher program in New...

NH Education Roundup, Feb. 22, 2021

In this week’s NH Education News Brief: Senate presses play on universal voucher bill; Students advocate for more school funding; Governor’s budget defunds STEM...

As House holds off on statewide voucher bill, Senate hits play on SB 130,...

On Thursday, February 18, the House Education Committee unanimously voted to retain HB 20, the statewide voucher bill, delaying further action until next year....

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...

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...

NH Education Roundup, Feb. 15, 2021

In this week’s NH Education News Brief: Dozens testify in second day of school voucher bill hearing; Funds earmarked for vouchers could address pressing educational...

Resistance to HB 20 remains strong on day two of public hearing

Opposition to HB 20 continued to outstrip support during a second day of public testimony on Thursday. Altogether, 5,218 people signed on in opposition...

What else could $100 million fund? Putting HB 20 into context

Lawmakers will continue to hear testimony on HB 20, the statewide voucher bill, on Thursday, February 11. Reaching Higher NH’s analysis has found that...

NH Education Roundup, Feb. 8, 2021

In this week’s NH Education News Brief: Voucher bill meets with public opposition; other states look at voucher bills; Executive Council confirms new State Board of Education...

PODCAST: Return of the School Voucher Bill

In this episode of School Talk, Reaching Higher Policy Director Christina Pretorius discusses what's coming up in education legislation, including a familiar-looking school voucher...