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Data show minority students & students with disabilities disciplined more harshly than peers

Data from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights show that students with disabilities and minority students are disciplined more often and...

Event Announcement: Understood.org IEP Binder Building Party

Understood.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free resources and support to parents of children with learning and attention issues is hosting an IEP...

Concord Monitor: Advocates say special ed rights lost in school choice bill

The Concord Monitor highlighted Reaching Higher NH's new analysis on the statewide voucher bill's impact on students with disabilities, underscoring the potential impacts to...

Mary Steady appointed as Manchester’s new director of student services

Manchester Superintendent, Dr. Bolgen Vargas, has named Mary Steady as the district's new Director of Student Services, according to Manchester Ink Link: Ms. Steady comes...

Analysis finds that SB 193 may disadvantage students with disabilities

Reaching Higher New Hampshire, a nonpartisan education policy nonprofit, released an analysis of SB 193, a bill to create a statewide education savings account...

Performance Assessments and Students with Disabilities

New Hampshire's Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) program has become a national model for competency-based assessment and moving away from rigid, bubble sheet-style...

Understood.org webinar on school vouchers

Understood.org hosted a webinar with Lindsey Jones, the Vice President, and Chief Policy & Advocacy Officer at NCLD (National Center for Learning Disabilities), to explain...

Study finds performance assessments show gains for students with disabilities

The Concord Monitor ran a piece on UNH researcher Carla Evans's findings on PACE. She found promising results for students with disabilities. Here's an excerpt: PACE, or...

Supreme Court rules in favor of higher standards for students with disabilities

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that students with disabilities have the right to advance to their fullest potential and that "the minimum" was...

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....

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