Educational Options Keep Children Safe

Increasingly school safety, whether it is school shootings or chronic bullying or ineffective discipline policies, prompts families to seek educational options. Children should not fear for their safety to receive an education and families should not have to accept unsafe conditions for lack of alternatives. In early June, a fifth-grade Plaistow student spoke at a Read More

Win for Directing Children’s Education

In late May Governor Chris Sununu signed HB 1744 into law to empower families with the ability to refuse their children’s participation in statewide assessments. It was a multi-year effort and it finally crossed the finish line. It goes into effect as of July 24, 2018. This bill had three rounds before: HB 276 (2017) that Read More

Become a School Choice Warrior for ALL Kids

The following is a guest post, originally published on Granite State Home Educators, written by Kitty Michelotti. School choice applies to all of us, and homeschoolers can help lead the way. If you are reading this, you’re probably a homeschooler. Regardless of how you came to homeschooling, the fact that you are here shows you Read More

Story of the Day

Thank you to Choice Media for having us do today’s Story of the Day! It is based on a Boston Herald article titled, “State Accused of Holding Back Bucks for Private Special Ed Students.” We should focus on children, not the buildings where they attend school.   "Massachusetts Accused of Holding Back Money Meant for Special Ed Students in Read More

A Desperate Family

Families will go to great lengths for their children. Each child is unique with individual needs and goals. This is especially true for our children with special needs. Not all children will thrive in the same educational environment. This is a story of one desperate family trying to help their young son when they believe Read More

HEAC Makes Slow Progress

Several critical issues face New Hampshire’s homeschool community and the Home Education Advisory Council (HEAC) is finally taking steps to address them. HEAC met on Thursday, April 19th, in a special meeting after another Nor’Easter storm cancelled their March meeting. The agenda included several problems we highlighted this year: the NH School Board Association’s unlawful Read More

Still Fighting for Educational Opportunities

We need your help to get the ESA passed! Late last night the senate added the ESA text to another bill that the House already approved, HB 1636, a charter school bill. This gives us one more opportunity to have the House and Senate consider Education Savings Accounts! The entire NH House is expected to Read More

Granite Staters Show Support of ESAs

Families, legislators, business leaders, and other Granite Staters who support the proposed Education Savings Account bill, SB 193, held a press conference on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Legislative Office Building in Concord. Speakers included Speaker of the House Gene Chandler, Majority Leader Dick Hinch, Harold Turner who is CEO/President of the HL Turner Read More

ESAs Empower Education

All students, regardless of their zip code and income level, deserve the opportunity for an education that fits their unique needs and goals. In a recent Concord Monitor article, Middleton McGoodwin, the superintendent in the Claremont school district, said, “In truth, today, in NH, a child’s zip code determines their educational opportunities.” ESAs empower our most-vulnerable children with equal opportunities, like Read More

The ESA Vote – Support Educational Opportunities

This is the time — let’s make it happen!!! Come out to support the ESA bill when the entire NH House of Representatives votes! WHAT: The entire NH House vote on SB 193, the Education Savings Account (ESA) bill WHEN: Wednesday, May 2nd , starting 10:00am (the vote could be anytime during the day) WHERE: Read More

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