New Hampshire


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School choice: Not a threat to public education
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
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, >
In a former department store, Capital City Charter School opens to students
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
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
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
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 >
Letter: Voucher legislation is a ‘termite bill’
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 >
Column: Fair education funding will solve ‘ZIP code problem’
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 >
New Concord charter school coming to life inside former mall department store
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 >
Teacher Residency For Rural Education Takes Root In Coos County
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 >
Opinion: Is New Hampshire facing another education funding crisis?
Jun 29, 6:52 AM: The problem with our education funding system is obvious. The average per-student cost in New Hampshire is over $15,000. The state’s share of the expense is about $3,600. The state’s position that we can adequately educate >
Column: A change of schools changed everything
Jun 4, 6:43 AM: Public high school wasn’t a good fit for me. I was losing a constant internal battle because of my anxiety, and so I considered getting a GED or switching to online school. Instead I attended PACE Career Academy, a charter >
PACE Career Academy changing location, leadership
May 30, 6:53 AM: The charter high school that primarily serves at-risk students in the area east of Concord is moving out of its current facilities at the Suncook Business Park in Allenstown over to 716 Riverwood Dr. in Pembroke, near the >
Charter School in Lebanon Finds Solid Financial Footing
May 22, 7:21 AM: The New Hampshire Department of Education provides its 21 charter schools, all of which operate independently from school districts, with less than $7,000 a year per student, in a state where average per-pupil spending is >
Litchfield parent wins rare school-choice case
May 21, 7:28 AM: In a rare reversal of a local school board’s decision, the State Board of Education has ruled that a high school sophomore who moved to Litchfield last fall after her father died can continue to attend Pinkerton Academy in >
Concord’s new charter school moving – slowly – toward opening day
May 21, 6:19 AM: The Capital City Charter School received its charter from the State Board of Education in February after first presenting in November. The school, which will start with middle school students and eventually expand to high >
Letter: Republicans resorted to dirty tactics on voucher bill
May 11, 5:24 AM: By the time this is printed, the vote on the school voucher bill will have been taken. Regardless of the outcome, the method used by the Republican backers of this legislation mimics the dirty tactics used by their >
NH House kills school choice bill authorizing education savings accounts
May 11, 4:56 AM: A bill to authorize education savings accounts was killed by the House of Representatives Thursday on a roll call of 180-163 after members refused on a closer vote to set up a committee of conference to negotiate a >
Editorial: Another bite at the apple: 'School choice' proponents wheedle another shot at harming public education
May 9, 5:56 AM: House members last week did the right thing, at least in part, by derailing an attempt to undermine the state’s public schools. Backed by a recommendation from the GOP-controlled House Finance panel, 17 House Republicans >
Amy Brenner Mitz: ‘School choice’ is not a choice
May 7, 5:32 AM: The school choice bill was voted down by a slim margin, but it has not been laid to rest. If passed, the bill will allow parents to use tax dollars allocated to public schools to send their children to alternative schools, >



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