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NH DOE: Robotics grant deadline extended and new grants to become available next week

The New Hampshire Department of Education announced that the deadline for the Robotics Education Fund has been extended--and they've already seen a lot of...

Beech Street principal to be sworn in as state Deputy Commissioner of Education

Christine Brennan, the principal of Beech Street Elementary School in Manchester, will be sworn in as New Hampshire's deputy commissioner of education, reported Manchester...

CHS English teacher is 2018 N.H. Teacher of the Year

Concord High School English teacher Heidi Crumrine was named New Hampshire's 2017 Teacher of the Year, reported the Concord Monitor. Here's an excerpt: “Concord I’ve always...

Policy expert recommends improving the whole education system for all students

In a column for the Union Leader, Scott Sargrad, managing director of K-12 Education Policy team at the Center for American Progress, urged New...

New Hampshire changes statewide assessment for students

New Hampshire students will not be taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment in the spring, reported the Concord Monitor. The Department of Education has contracted...

Audit Raises Concerns About Education Funding Oversight

A federal fiscal audit has found that New Hampshire needs improvement in five areas, reported the Associated Press: The U.S. Department of Education reviewed 19...

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....

Education Commissioner to form education finance committee

Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut announced that the Department of Education will form an education finance committee, reported the Concord Monitor. The committee will study the...

Commissioner Edelblut visits Berlin schools

Commissioner Frank Edelblut visited Berlin and Colebrook as part of his statewide tour on Wednesday, reported the Berlin Daily Sun. The meeting gave North...

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...