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Governor signs bill requiring 2 week notification before teaching sex ed in schools

NHPR reported that Governor Chris Sununu signed HB 103 into law, which requires school districts to provide at least two weeks' notice to parents...

State Board rejects DOE proposal to review many academic standards immediately

At the April 6th meeting of the New Hampshire State Board of Education, The department of education proposed that the board agree to review six major academic standards over the next year. The State Board of Education rejected the proposal, telling the department to return with a full plan, including timeline and budget, to review English and math standards.

“No science standards review” says State Board in clear and unambiguous resolution

At its April 6, 2017 meeting, the State Board of Education directed the department not to undertake a review of the New Hampshire College and Career Ready Science Standards. Here are the board discussions and the final resolution, passed unanimously by the board.

State Board disagrees with the new commissioner’s proposed assessment change

The New Hampshire Department of Education has issued an RFP for a statewide assessment. The State Board of Education wanted to know why this happened so quickly with no notice or input from the field, especially when the ELA and math standards could be reviewed at the same time.

Concord Monitor: State board, Education Commissioner clash on science standards

The Concord Monitor gives says that, although commissioner Edelblut testified that he was "the implementation guy," he wanted to review the science standards without SBOE authority. The board stated clearly that there would be no review.

Weekly legislative update: Council will vote on Commissioner Edelblut’s 4 year term, House will...

Most towns have had their town meeting day last week. If you ran for a local position, we appreciate your dedication! Win or lose,...

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...

The 3 essentials of competency-based learning: progression, opportunity, support

Competency-based learning could hold the key to helping students succeed by using their strengths to show what they know.

Webinar Recording: NH Public Education Funding A-Z

Education is one of the largest line items in the New Hampshire state budget. It's often a large line item in local town budgets...

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