Category: Event

Croydon vs NH DOE — Part 2

The battle for school choice continues with the Croydon School Board vs the NH Department of Education!    What:  Superior Court hearing of the Croydon School Board vs the NH Department of Education When:  Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 1:00pm Where:  Sullivan County Superior Courthouse, 22 Main Street, Newport, NH 03773 Join us when Croydon’s Read More

Public Hearing on HB 1637 — School Choice for Small Towns

What:  Public Hearing on HB 1637 — a bill regarding school choice for small towns When:  Thursday, February 11th at 9:30am Where: Legislative Office Building at 33 N. State Street in Concord, in room 207 If you’ve been following Croydon School Board v NH Department of Education, you know that Croydon has taken the position Read More

Common Core Architect in Concord Part 2

On November 10, 2015 one of the biggest names in Common Core (aka College and Career Readiness Standards) gave a special presentation to the New Hampshire legislature. Marc Tucker was invited by members of the House Education Committee: Rep. Rick Ladd (Chairman), Rep. Mary Gile (former Chairman and ranking Democrat), and Rep. Terry Wolf (assistant Read More

Injunction Hearing for Croydon vs the NH DOE

Monday, November 30th was the injunction hearing for Croydon versus the NH Department of Education in the Strafford Superior Court in Dover. We live-blogged the hearing on Facebook.  The post include real-time comments as well as questions and remarks from followers after the hearing concluded. Some of the most shocking statements of the day came Read More

Common Core Architect in Concord

Dr. Marc Tucker, one of the chief  “architects” of Common Core State Standards, gave a special presentation to New Hampshire legislators on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. He was invited by leading members of the House Education Committee: Rep. Rick Ladd (Chairman), Rep. Mary Gile (former Chairman and ranking Democrat), and Rep. Terry Wolf (recently named Read More

Movie Screening for “Heal Our Schools”

Don’t miss this opportunity to catch “Heal Our Schools” on July 30th starting at 7:00pm at the Women’s City Club, 375 Middle Street in Portsmouth, NH. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advanced or at the door. This new documentary is from teachers’ point-of-view. It is critical of politicians and private corporations Read More

Talking About HB 323, the NCLB Waiver Bill on Local Radio

On Monday, Doris Hohensee of NH Families for Education joined me on the Girard at Large radio show to talk about HB 323, the No Child Left Behind waiver bill. The host, Richard Girard, gave a nice intro in segment one, and then talked with us in segment two. For more information, read HB 323, Read More

Press Conference on HB 323, the NCLB Waiver Bill

Earlier today we co-hosted a press conference at the Legislative Office Building lobby with NH Families for Education. The video is posted here, and below are my remarks. Call every senator and tell them only the Hoell/Avard amendment is acceptable, otherwise HB 323 must be killed. The Senate Education Committee passed (yet another variation of) Read More

Classes at the Nackey S. Loeb School

The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications in Manchester offers a wide variety of classes and workshops for students of all ages. Homeschoolers welcome! Read More

Movie Screening about Educational Options

We are delighted to announce that School Choice for New Hampshire and Citrus Groups Homeschool Network are hosting a FREE screening of the new educational documentary, Class Dismissed. It is about alternatives to the traditional classroom learning environment. The movie will be shown on Friday, January 23rd from 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Nackey Loeb Read More

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