New Tool to Find Educational Opportunities Across the State

School Choice for New Hampshire is pleased to announce a new online tool that will help Granite State families find educational opportunities across the entire state. SCNH created an interactive map that displays all the chartered public and nonpublic schools, as well as homeschool co-ops and resource centers. Like similar maps, it is easy to Read More

Learn Everywhere Will Make Our State Stronger and More Creative

Occasionally we published guest editorials. This one is written by Amber Nicole Cannan, independent educator and director of Unchartered in Manchester. The school systems are designed to facilitate the average student in a normal classroom in your standard school to average performance. Average is a good thing. The goal for Learn Everywhere is to grant Read More

Pushing Families Out of Public Schools

Increasingly public schools are pushing families out of their children’s education. This will only backfire on them. In early July, the new Bedford High School principal said he wants to amend school policies to restrict parental involvement in their children’s education. He referred to their behavior as “snowplowing.” The Union Leader said the principal’s intention Read More

Education Reform and Options in Movies

This was first published in August 2015; we updated it with more movies that will provoke, educate, and inspire people about educational opportunities. Enjoy and grab the popcorn. Movies can communicate in ways that the most persuasive Letter to the Editor or legislation testimony cannot. They can reach people who may not understand the challenges Read More

Schedule for Week of July 1, 2019

The NH House and Senate are on summer break and a veto override session will be scheduled at the Speaker of the House’s discretion; stay tuned through the summer to catch when it is announced. Thankfully, no final amendments to late bills include provisions that threaten the Education Tax Credit scholarship program. Other bills are Read More

Schedule for Week of June 24, 2019

The NH House and Senate are wrangling with the state budget and anything can happen in these closing days of the session. We are keeping a close eye on amendments because they could add threats to the Education Tax Credit scholarship program. Two bills are heading to Governor Sununu’s desk for his approval or veto. Read More

HEAC Closes Out the School Year

The Home Education Advisory Council (HEAC) had its final meeting of the 2018-2019 school year on May 23rd, and moved several important issues forward, including the annual report to the state Board of Education and proposed changes to Ed 315 rules that govern homeschooling. The videos of the meeting are available here: 2019 May HEAC Read More

Attempts to End an Educational Option Before It Begins

The innovative Learn Everywhere program is facing two attacks before it is even implemented. Senate Bill 140, introduced by Senator Jay Kahn, is a blatant partisan power-move against the program and headed for Governor Sununu’s desk. Learn Everywhere also has a critical vote by the state Board of Education at their next meeting on June Read More

Schedule for Week of June 10, 2019

The legislative session is nearly done. Over the next few weeks, the House and Senate must finalize any remaining bills, and reconcile those that were amended by the second chamber. Several bills will have critical votes in the House and Senate. Additional bills will advance to the Governor’s desk in the coming few weeks. Read Read More

Homeschool Art Show

Periodically we have guest contributors on SCNH. We are happy to include this article written by Kitty Michelotti, Chairwoman of the Home Education Advisory Council, and a team leader with our sister organization, Granite State Home Educators. The second annual Granite State Home Educators art show hosted at the Marion Gerrish center in Derry was Read More

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