2018 Highlights Part 2

It has been a very good year for educational options in New Hampshire! Every year we set more ambitious goals and advance on nearly every effort. As always, our strong grassroots community of families, community leaders, and concerned citizens make all the difference. Each year we see more concerned residents get involved — this has Read More

2018 Highlights Part 1

Every year we build momentum to improve educational options for New Hampshire families. This year is no exception and it is amazing to reflect on where we were just one year ago. In the last 12 months we made tremendous progress in many areas, especially regarding Education Savings Accounts that will position NH as the Read More

Education Funding Workshop

New Hampshire district schools receive approximately 59% of their funding from local property taxes and 36% from the state using a per pupil “adequacy” formula and disbursement prescribed in the Claremont I and II decisions. Please attend this workshop to discuss NH’s education funding sources and distribution. The Newport School Board joins Claremont, Fall Mountain, Read More

More Homeschool Intro Sessions

We are thrilled to announce additional Introduction to Homeschool sessions across the state. We have two more booked: July 31 in Hampstead and August 8 in Newmarket. These are great opportunities — especially for new(er) homeschoolers — to get ready for the coming school year. Michelle Levell, director of School Choice for NH and a Read More

Introduction to Homeschooling Night in Plymouth

Curious about homeschooling, but not sure where to begin? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? Attend an Intro to Homeschooling at Pease Public Library in Plymouth on Wednesday, July 11th from 6:00 to 7:30pm. The library is at 1 Russell Street in Plymouth. Michelle Levell Read More

Big News for Empowering NH Families

School Choice for New Hampshire Organizes as a 501c4 Non-Profit   Henniker, NH –– School Choice for New Hampshire is pleased to announce the next stage in their development as a 501c4 non-profit.  “We are very excited about this next step. It will help us better inform and engage families, community leaders, and concerned citizens with Read More

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

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