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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."

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...

Concord Monitor: The high cost of school vouchers

The Concord Monitor published an editorial about a school voucher bill that the Senate will vote on tomorrow. SB 193 will be the most expansive voucher bill in the country and could cost the state about $60 million or more its first year. What do you think about this type of voucher program? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Weekly Legislative Update: Marathon voting session, town meeting day, and budget hearings

Last week, the House had a two-day marathon voting session where they voted on almost 20 bills. Among those passed, an amended version of HB 620....

Kensington mother: Education bill raises concerns

Kensington mother Jacquelyn Benson wrote this letter to the editor, featured in Seacoast Online: To the Editor: Earlier this week, the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 193,...

Weekly Legislative Update: House to vote on a bill that drastically impacts special education...

This week was quiet--no hearings or votes. But next week will be a busy one--The House will meet to vote on nearly 20 bills....

National PTA: Equitable, high-quality public education is critical to our children

The National PTA (Parent Teacher Association) released a statement regarding school choice and public education. There are over 20,000 PTA chapters, including more than 40 in...

Weekly Legislative Update: Senate passes bills that could substantially impact public education in New...

The Senate was busy last week, voting on almost ten education-related bills. The chamber passed the "Croydon bill" and SB 193, a bill that...

Education tax credit program had a 77% increase in donations last year

The Children's Scholarship Fund received over $385,000 in funds last year, according to NHPR. That's a 77% increase over the previous year.  The scholarship fund gives...

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