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Lawsuit over school choice program has new life thanks to constitutional amendment
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Letter: Voucher bill is misuse of taxpayer money
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Oct 23, 4:36 AM: As a former school board member, Joseph Mendola should know about school budgets and taxes. Yet he writes in support of the so-called school choice bill, former Senate Bill 193, even though it would raise our property taxes and >
School choice: Not a threat to public education
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Oct 11, 4:48 AM: The most pernicious claim made by opponents of expanding school choice in New Hampshire is that giving parents greater control over where their kids go to school is a threat to public education.
Further study sought for competency-based learning center
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Oct 1, 5:59 AM: The concept, which floated the idea of moving 250 to 300 students to a CBE Learning Center at the Tuck Learning Campus, will remain separate from a potential expansion to the Cooperative Middle School, said Helen Joyce, chair of the >
In a former department store, Capital City Charter School opens to students
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Sep 6, 6:08 AM: The community-service based school focuses on hands-on learning and applied approaches to education, Alicea said. It’s offered as an alternative public education and is open to any child in the state.
Opinion: I believe in school choice for all New Hampshire children
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Aug 28, 4:45 AM: Let’s level the playing field in K-12 education and provide a means for lower income children to have the same educational opportunities that are available to higher income children. It is the right thing to do.
New Pathway to UNH for Community College Science Students
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Aug 27, 6:49 AM: Students attending New Hampshire's seven community colleges have a pathway to transfer into the 10 life sciences programs at the University of New Hampshire.
Alstead charter school poised to more than double students in second year
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Aug 22, 5:47 AM: Next week will mark the beginning of a new school year in classrooms across the Monadnock Region — and for LEAF Charter School, a new year means new growth. As it enters its second year, the school will welcome a new grade, more >
Letter: Voucher legislation is a ‘termite bill’
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Aug 6, 4:28 AM: Its impact is that it eats a hole in our public school system and slowly destroys it over time. How? Our legislators have crafted a bill that siphons state money targeted for local school districts and subsidizes individuals to >
Column: Fair education funding will solve ‘ZIP code problem’
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Aug 3, 6:03 AM: The N.H. Republican Party held a conference in June called “Education Savings Accounts: Expanding School Choice in New Hampshire.” Don’t be fooled by the euphemism; the goal of the so-called “school choice” movement is to dismantle >
New Concord charter school coming to life inside former mall department store
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Jul 30, 6:14 AM: Alicea first had the idea to open a charter school about four years ago, when she was working on a project for her doctorate degree at New England College. She wanted to design a charter school that would incorporate community >
Teacher Residency For Rural Education Takes Root In Coos County
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Jul 30, 5:22 AM: Coos County schools will be welcoming new teachers this fall prepared by Teacher Residency for Rural Education (TRRE), a Rural Teacher Quality Partnership Program through the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in collaboration with >

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