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Test Drive: New Hampshire teachers build new ways to measure deeper learning

The Christian Science Monitor featured a piece on how New Hampshire is leading the country in innovative ways to measure learning and teaching. The...

What’s in the state’s ESSA plan?

Under the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states have more flexibility in reporting, goal setting, and identifying struggling schools, reported the Concord Monitor....

Weekly Legislative Update: Keno-garten, restrictions on rulemaking, and legislative approval of academic standards up...

Over the past week, the hot topics in Concord have been the state budget and lawmakers' work in the Committees of Conference to strike...

NH Dept. of Ed unveils draft plan to comply with new federal education law

The New Hampshire Department of Education released its draft plan to comply with the federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), according to...

Study finds performance assessments show gains for students with disabilities

The Concord Monitor ran a piece on UNH researcher Carla Evans's findings on PACE. She found promising results for students with disabilities. Here's an excerpt: PACE, or...

Souhegan HS Teacher Jenny Deenik on PACE: Performance Assessment is a way for students...

Jenny Deenik, a biology teacher at Souhegan High School, reflects on her work with New Hampshire's pilot Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) program...

Weekly Legislative Update: House to vote on a bill that drastically impacts special education...

This week was quiet--no hearings or votes. But next week will be a busy one--The House will meet to vote on nearly 20 bills....

Weekly Legislative Update: Senate passes bills that could substantially impact public education in New...

The Senate was busy last week, voting on almost ten education-related bills. The chamber passed the "Croydon bill" and SB 193, a bill that...

Education at the State House: Legislative Update for February 4

Last week was a busy one at the state's capitol. The House had it's first session of the year (the Senate meets for the...

Sanborn students bring lessons to life in amazing MacBeth performance

Sanborn Regional High School's Drama Troupe isn't only tackling one of the most popular and challenging dramas of all time, MacBeth: the students are...