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Senator Reagan talks with NHPR on SB 193

Senate Bill 193 allows parents to receive 90% of the state education grant ("adequacy aid") in the form of a scholarship to use towards...

Representative Gile: How I became an advocate for full-day kindergarten

Representative Mary Stuart Gile explained how she became involved in advocating for full-day kindergarten in New Hampshire in the Concord Monitor: I am a full-day kindergarten...

Former State Senator: School vouchers – another plan to raise your property taxes

"We all know what happens when money is drained out of public schools. Property taxes go way up."

Lawmakers: Teaching civics is a civic duty

Last week, the House Education Committee had a public hearing on SB 43, a bill that would require high schoolers to take a half-credit...

Rep Ames: Voucher damage underestimated

Representative Dick Ames submitted this letter to the Concord Monitor: For many children taking advantage of Senate Bill 193, the cost to a school district will...

Rep Porter: ‘School choice’ bills turn taxpayer dollars into private funds

Representative Marjorie Porter submitted this piece to Concord Monitor regarding SB 193, which creates education savings accounts for New Hampshire students: I’ve been serving in...

Rep. Kurk: A fresh approach

Rep. Neal Kurk (Hills-02) submitted this letter to the editor, featured in the Concord Monitor: A better education for New Hampshire’s children? That’s what might happen...
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NH legislators debate full-day kindergarten funding

Since HB 155--the bill that funds full-day kindergarten--was introduced this session, legislators from both chambers have spoken out regarding full-day kindergarten programs. Senator David Watters (D-Dist....

Former state rep and city councilor: Killing kindergarten bill unfair to schools and taxpayers

Killing the bill that would have funded full-day kindergarten was a mistake, wrote former state rep Liz Blanchard.

Education funding challenges continue throughout New Hampshire: Kearsarge

The Concord Monitor published a "My Turn" piece by Wilmot selectman former state representative Tom Shamberg reflecting budget anguish in Kearsarge Regional School District (which...

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