Policy Brief: New Hampshire Education Tax Credit

New Hampshire started its Education Tax Credit Program in 2012. In the 2019 legislative session, there are three bills related to the program. In this...

Policy Brief: NH Charter Schools

In this brief, we discuss the current authorization process, funding, student selection, and critical questions for consideration to inform the debate around charter schools...

Policy Brief: HB 505 Creating an independent authorizer for charter school applications

House Bill 505 creates an independent authorizer for public charter schools. The Commission would be appointed with developing and implementing policies and practices for authorizing...

Policy Brief: HB 620 Restricting the rulemaking authority of the State Board of Education

House Bill 620, as introduced, would significantly restrict the ability of the New Hampshire State Board of Education (state board) to propose rules that exceed...

Policy Brief: SB 193 Creating a universal voucher program in New Hampshire

Senate Bill 193 would establish a statewide Education Freedom Savings Account program, where a parent or guardian signs a contract with an independent scholarship...

A Primer on New Hampshire’s College and Career Ready Standards & Review Process

At its last meeting on May 11, the New Hampshire State Board of Education (SBOE) discussed and heard public input on a proposal from...

Policy Brief: SB 8 & Implications for NH Public Education

Senate Bill (SB) 8 was signed into law by Governor Sununu on June 29th, 2017 with an effective date of August 28, 2017. SB 8,...

Proposed voucher bill could cost districts millions in state funding

On November 8, the House Education Committee will vote on SB 193, a bill to establish an education freedom savings account program (hereafter, we...

SB 193: Analysis of Potential Impact on Tax Rates in Rural New Hampshire

On November 8, the House Education Committee will vote on SB 193, a bill to establish an education freedom savings account program (hereafter, we...

Analysis finds that new provisions in voucher bill could complicate implementation

Today Reaching Higher New Hampshire released an analysis of the latest version of SB 193, as put forth by members of the House Education...