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,...

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 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...

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...

Webinar Recording: Charter Schools in New Hampshire

Our Director of Policy and Practice, Liz Canada, will provide an introduction to charter schools in New Hampshire: from how they are created, to...

Analysis finds that 38% of NH students would be eligible for vouchers under SB...

On Thursday, March 18, the New Hampshire Senate will vote on Senate Bill (SB) 130, a bill that would create a taxpayer-funded “Education Freedom...

Education Funding in the 2022-2023 State Budget

New Hampshire's public schools are facing a steep drop in state funding, partially due to pandemic-related enrollment fluctuations. Proposals brought forth by House budget...

District-by-District Analysis of SB 130, the Statewide Voucher Bill, and Implications for Local Property...

The New Hampshire Senate recently passed SB 130, a statewide voucher bill that creates “Education Freedom Accounts” for low- and moderate-income families. Immediately after...

Resources for Effective Investments in Recovery and Learning Acceleration Post-Pandemic

Reaching Higher New Hampshire (RHNH) offers this literature review to increase understanding of the research around academic impact loss of instructional time, as well...

Town-by-Town Analysis: Senate Finance proposal leaves schools $25 million short, despite jump in state...

On Friday, May 29, the Senate Finance Committee finalized its version of the state budget for the 2022-2023 biennium. A new analysis by Reaching...