ETC Scholarship Deadline

The Education Tax Credit scholarship program is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year; the deadline is May 31st, so don’t miss out! These privately-funded scholarships help qualifying families with children switching out of public school for private school or home ed, or entering Kindergartner or 1st grade. Access the application here. The application must Read More

Learn Everywhere Supports Students

This Thursday, May 23rd, the entire NH House of Representatives will vote on a bill that seeks to repeal an education initiative that hasn’t even started yet. It is the Learn Everywhere program that was created in 2018 and has been going through the development process in the Department of Education. This innovative program would Read More

Intro to Homeschooling – Concord

Intro to Homeschooling – Concord WHERE: Concord Public Library 45 Green Street, Concord, NH 03301 WHEN: Wednesday, June 12th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm   Are you considering home education for your child? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? This is a great opportunity to learn Read More

Schedule for Week of May 20, 2019

The legislative session is winding down, and this week the NH House has important school-choice bill votes. We are monitoring numerous bills this year and those include our analysis and commentary. Legislators’ contact information is at the end. With your help, we successfully neutralized eminent threats to the Education Tax Credit (ETC) scholarship program, HB Read More

Schedule for Week of May 13, 2019

The Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee will vote on all remaining legislation, including one school-choice related bill. This is a good opportunity to contact them with your thoughts on these important bills. The full Senate will vote on the Manifest Educational Hardship (MEH) bill on May 15th; this is the time to contact your Read More

Schedule for Week of May 6, 2019

The Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee will vote on all remaining legislation, including a couple school-choice related bills. This is a good opportunity to contact them with your thoughts on these important bills. The full Senate is likely to vote on them when they reconvene on May 15th, so it is also a good Read More

Questionnaire re the Annual Statewide Assessment

New Hampshire public schools — charter and district — are required to administer annual statewide assessments to all 3rd and 8th grade students. It is often referred to as the NH Statewide Assessment System. 11th graders participate in the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) that is also for college admissions. Although most students participate in these Read More

Questionnaire re NH’s Equal Access Statute

Lately we have received several questions regarding NH’s Equal Access statute, RSA 193-1:c which states: 193:1-c Access to Public School Programs by Nonpublic, Public Chartered Schools or Home Educated Pupils. – I. Nonpublic, public chartered school, or home educated pupils shall have access to curricular courses and cocurricular programs offered by the school district in Read More

Schedule for Week of April 29, 2019

Three school-choice bills will have executive sessions in the House Education Committee in the coming couple weeks. This is a good opportunity to contact these Representatives with your thoughts on these important bills. We are monitoring numerous bills this year and those include our analysis and commentary. Legislators’ contact information is at the end. With Read More

Intro to Homeschooling – Dublin

Intro to Homeschooling – Dublin WHERE: Dublin Community Center, the DubHub 1123 Main Street, Dublin, NH WHEN: Friday, May 10th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Are you considering home education for your child? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? This is a great opportunity to learn Read More

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