- School choice battle revs up again in debate over tax credit program
- > Feb 6, 6:28 AM: Supporters of the repeal effort, with a Democratic majority in House and Senate, are hoping to reverse the most significant legislative success of school choice advocates in recent years. If they succeed in passing a bill that
- Commentary: Put students, families first
- > Feb 4, 8:00 AM: Our public school system works extremely well considering the task, which is that our public schools must admit all children of various talents, skills, socioeconomic background and social status. On the other hand, private schools
- Opinion: It’s time to rethink high school education
- > Jan 30, 7:18 AM: Gov. Chris Sununu recently announced the state’s intention to develop New Hampshire Career Academies, a progressive idea to provide high school students a pathway to industry certification, an associate’s degree and a job
- Commentary: NH’s education opportunities abound
- > Jan 14, 8:23 AM: It’s time to hit the pause button on the governor’s “Learn Everywhere” and “Career Academies” proposals announced last week. These proposals seem to pull funding away from public schools and stand in contrast to what voters feel is
- Tuition-free associates degree about to become an option for NH high school grads
- > Jan 7, 7:52 AM: Tucked into Gov. Chris Sununu’s second inaugural address was a promise to create the New Hampshire Career Academy, a partnership involving community colleges, employers and local high schools that will enable motivated and capable
- Personalized learning launches in Rochester schools
- Dec 10, 8:39 AM: Five city schools launched their personalized learning programs recently with lighthearted, interactive skits to get students excited about what’s in store for their classrooms.
- Nashua School District Studying Replacing Subs With Online Learning
- Dec 7, 6:38 AM: As Nashua School District continues to struggle with finding and retaining enough substitute teachers for its classrooms, school officials are exploring a potential solution that would eliminate the need for subs at all.
- Opinion: Reject charter school expansion until funding formula fixed
- Dec 4, 8:33 AM: If you value the quality of our public schools, I urge you to join me in opposing Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion charter school’s third expansion attempt in as many years.
- Commentary: Why is education reform stuck in a snow bank?
- Nov 28, 8:37 AM: For at least a century, New Hampshire and nearly every other state have been developing plans to help turn around low-performing schools.
- Another View: Why Is Education Reform Stuck In A Rut?
- > Nov 16, 5:52 AM: For at least a century, New Hampshire and nearly every other state have been developing plans to help turnaround low performing schools. In his 1922 book, Samuel Brooks, then the school superintendent in Winchester, suggested
- Lawsuit over school choice program has new life thanks to constitutional amendment
- > Nov 8, 5:37 AM: A six-year-old state law that allows businesses to claim a tax deduction for donations to a private school scholarship fund could face another court challenge, now that voters have overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the state
- Letter: As a parent, I favor school choice
- > Nov 5, 6:17 AM: There are so many choices in our daily life, except for our children’s K-12 education. Every week when I go to the grocery store, I’m thankful for the seemingly unlimited choices presented in every aisle. From coffee to soup,
- Got School Choice? Not if you Elect Democrats in New Hampshire
- > Nov 2, 5:22 AM: Over and over again, New Hampshire Democrats keep hammering away at some non-existent voucher bill in the state. They appear to be referring to Educational Savings Accounts (ESAs) but they never let facts get in the way of their
- Editorial: Kelly is right choice for governor
- Nov 1, 5:53 AM: But we know that Sununu, with his fervent support for a school voucher program that would direct money away from public schools, would increase those inequities.
- Varied Views: Sununu, Kelly clash on school vouchers
- Oct 30, 5:50 AM: Gov. Chris Sununu believes giving school choice vouchers to disadvantaged and low-income students opens doors for them that may otherwise be closed.
- Kelly goes all in on ‘school choice’ issue as election day nears
- > Oct 29, 4:45 AM: It was one of the top issues Molly Kelly highlighted when she announced her candidacy for governor in April. “I’ll veto any plan that takes money from public schools to pay for vouchers for private schools,” the former state senator
- Letter: Wells lacks understanding of voucher bill
- > Oct 26, 5:38 AM: Rep. Wells states that Senate Bill 193 was not a voucher program, even though the N.H. government would have paid a minimum of $3,636 per child for private education. The money would go into an educational savings account and be
- Editorial: Debate Lacking on N.H. Ballot Questions
- > Oct 25, 6:04 AM: In brief, Question 1 would undo a 2014 state Supreme Court ruling that, its proponents say, reversed more than a century of precedent that granted standing — meaning the right to bring an action in court — to any taxpayer seeking to
- NH Primary Source: Kelly hits Sununu on school vouchers in new TV ad
- Oct 25, 5:56 AM: In her third television ad of the general election campaign, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Molly Kelly hits Republican Gov. Chris Sununu on his support for education savings accounts.