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How the courts have shaped education funding, and what comes next

In the 1990’s, the Claremont School District challenged the way the state of New Hampshire pays for public school in what are...

Weekly Legislative Update: Monadnock and Winchester join funding lawsuit; education funding gets spotlight at...

The Monadnock School District, which includes the towns of Fitzwilliam, Gilsum, Richmond, Roxbury, Swanzey and Troy, and Winchester joined ConVal in the education funding...

Governor’s proposal to merge funds gives some lawmakers pause

As part of his FY 2020-FY 2021 budget proposal to the legislature, Governor Sununu is recommending an organizational change to how education dollars are...

ConVal School District sues state over education funding

The ConVal School District filed a suit yesterday against the State of New Hampshire, claiming that the $3,636 per student in adequate education grants...

Weekly Legislative Update: House passes anti-discrimination bill; has stalemate over school nurse certification; schedules...

This week, the House passed a bill that would prohibit discrimination in private schools that contract with school districts and is holding onto a...

Kindergarten & Keno: How it works

Towns across New Hampshire are considering whether to authorize the online lottery game Keno, which was passed in 2017 to offset the costs of...

Weekly Legislative Update: House sends key education bills to next phase of the legislative...

The House and Senate committees didn’t meet last week, but the House had a two-day voting marathon on key bills on February 27 and...

House Education recommends an overhaul of the funding formula, bringing back old elements

On February 19, the House Education Committee introduced its proposal to address the way we pay for our public schools. Four funding-related bills were...

Weekly Legislative Update: Governor Sununu delivers budget address, Senate holds public hearing on bill...

Last week, Governor Sununu delivered his budget address to the joint House and Senate, the House Education subcommittee wrapped up their work on key...

While the building aid program is in moratorium, schools have to find alternative ways...

Since 1955, the state of New Hampshire has supported local school districts with building and maintaining their public schools. It was one vital part...