My Turn: A disturbing exchange with Commissioner Edelblut

Gate City Charter School co-founder and longtime educator Karin Cevasco shared her conversation with New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut in the Concord Monitor: "I...

New Hampshire ranks 4th in the US for quality public education

The Education Week Research Center ranked New Hampshire fourth in the country in its 2018 Quality Counts report, which examines the role of education in...

Competency-based transcripts: do they affect college admissions?

The short answer: no. In fact, some colleges prefer them over traditional transcripts. New Hampshire's schools are moving towards competency-based education, where students "show what...

Infographic: The Evolution of SB 193, NH’s Statewide Voucher Bill

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Reaching Higher NH has received many questions about the evolution of SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, in regards to where it began and...

Students are thriving in this NH school thanks to a new...

"Students at Parker Varney Elementary School are thriving with this innovative model of learning", says Principal Amy Allen. Competency-based education has transformed the classroom...

Senate version of voucher bill significantly increases financial impact on local...

Late last Thursday in the State Legislature, after the House killed SB 193, the statewide voucher bill by sending it to interim study, the...

PODCAST: Breaking down NH’s draft plan for the ESSA with the...

At the end of May, the New Hampshire Department of Education (Department) published its draft plan to comply with federal requirements under the Every...

Resources for helping students cope with traumatic events

Traumatic events can impact the children we care about in various ways. Here is a list of resources, organizations, and hotlines to help educators,...

Voucher bill brought back by Senate in late night vote

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This past week the House voted two times to kill SB 193, the statewide voucher bill, by sending it to interim study. But late...

NH ranks 46th in school funding equity, according to national study

According to a Quality Counts study, New Hampshire ranked in the bottom five for equity in education, partly due to the over-reliance on local...