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Pittsfield’s alternative discipline program gains national attention

Pittsfield's restorative justice program teaches students the meaning of conflict resolution, while teaching them empathy and holding them accountable to their peers.

When it comes to student achievement, demographics need not be destiny

The Union Leader's David Solomon has done a major two-part followup, the most extensive reporting done to date, on the annual Smarter Balanced Assessment...

Sanborn Regional High School principal: competency-based education has transformed my school

Sanborn Regional High School principal Brian Stack - together with the school's teachers, administrators and students - has transformed the learning culture of SRHS....

When students are accountable for their learning, they’re more engaged and satisfied with school

The Notebook, a news service for Philadelphia's public schools, featured an excellent primer on project-based learning and assessment--two important pieces of the student-centered learning...

Sanborn Regional School District praised as ‘leader in education’ by Governor Hassan and Nellie...

Sanborn Regional School District was recently awarded $100,000 by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation for its commendable work in competency-based education and personalized learning,...

As PACE program grows, teachers and administrators "thrilled" with progress

Senior staff of the Council of Chief State School Officers visited several of New Hampshire's widely-watched PACE districts recently to get an idea of how schools...

NH Legislator outlines plan to increase high school graduation and college attendance rates in...

Rep. Wayne Burton (D-Durham), in a Concord Monitor opinion piece, outlined the importance of higher education and his plan to achieve the new statewide...

Leading with a question: Inquiry-based learning at Pittsfield Middle High School

In this Pittsfield Middle High School English class, students ask: why am I here? Teacher Jenny Wellington guides students through the unit, challenging students...

Extended Learning Opportunities put students' passions and interests at the center of their learning...

Pittsfield Middle High School has been a statewide and national model for anytime, anywhere learning with Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs).  Whether its early childhood...

Pittsfield Superintendent: District turned schools around with competency-based education

In response to a previous student's letter to the editor of the Concord Monitor, Pittsfield Superintendent John J. Freeman brought attention to the district's...