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School budget cuts are driving Franklin families out of the city

After three hours of public comment, the Franklin City Council voted to pass an $18.5 million school budget. The city faced an $813,000 budget...

State should target funding to schools based on need, says state’s chamber of commerce

According to David Juvet of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire, the state's Chamber of Commerce, if the state doesn't allow better...
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Governor Sununu supports limiting court’s role in education funding

Governor Chris Sununu said he supports an amendment to the New Hampshire Constitution that would limit the court's power in determining how to fund...
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Franklin mayor will veto proposals to lift tax cap to make up for school...

Franklin mayor Tony Giunta told the City Council that he would veto any motion to override the tax cap. The city's schools are facing...

Lead school funding attorney to host workshop on June 13 at 6 p.m. in...

The Pittsfield School Board recently reached out to Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky, a lead attorney in the Claremont cases, to learn more about the...

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...

Learning Policy Institute: 50 years after Kerner Commission, school funding in many states is...

School funding in many states is "profoundly unfair" and not allocated to the students and districts that need it most, according to a report...
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Franklin proposes programming & teacher cuts to make up for budget shortfall

Franklin, a small town just north of Concord, eliminated seven positions to make up from a budget shortfall resulting in part from the reduction...

Districts to receive $1.5 million in state funding as a result of financial audit

Over 150 New Hampshire districts will receive a total of $1.5 million in additional state education funding, resulting from an audit that the Department...

Reliance on property taxes for school funding creates an inequitable system, says Claremont attorney

Attorney John Tobin highlighted worsening inequities in New Hampshire's schools in an article reposted by InDepthNH. Tobin, who argued the landmark Claremont case in...

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