Schedule for Week of March 19, 2018

We are fully into “crossover” when the House and Senate trade surviving bills for another round of public hearings and exec sessions. None of our top-priority bills have public hearing this week, but we anticipate they will soon. Stay tuned! Below is the upcoming schedule for the next couple weeks; we include our analysis and Read More

Not All Children Learn the Same Way

Kendall shares his story that not all children learn the same way and explains why families need educational opportunity so they can choose personalized education options that are right for their children. Share this video with your friends if you agree! Also send a note to the House Finance Committee and your state reps in Read More

Educational Opportunities Outside the Cookie Cutter School System

Not all kids learn the same, and parents and families need educational opportunities other than the “cookie cutter” school system we currently have. Dawn explains that the different personal choices we make in our daily lives should be reflected in our education system. Share this video with your friends if you agree! Also send a Read More

Schedule for Week of March 12, 2018

The only significant bill this week is SB 193, the Education Savings Account bill. House Finance will hold an executive session on Wednesday, March 14th when they will vote on their proposed amendment. They are holding a final work session the previous day, so there is still an opportunity to encourage them to keep eligibility Read More

Opportunity for HEAC to Prove Its Value

The Home Education Advisory Council (HEAC) held their bi-monthly meeting on January 11, 2018. Their draft minutes are available here. We were again present and recorded their discussion; it is in four segments and published on our YouTube Channel. 2018 January HEAC meeting part 1 2018 January HEAC meeting part 2 2018 January HEAC meeting Read More

Expand Educational Opportunities for NH Children

What: Public hearing on the House Finance Committee’s draft amendment to SB 193, the Education Savings Account bill. When: Friday, March 9th, at 1:00pm Where: House Finance Committee, room 210-211 of the Legislative Office Building (LOB). The address is 33 N State Street, directly behind the State House. The location could change if there is Read More

Who Will Be Accountable for Students Left Behind?

The following is written by Drew Cline of the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy. They may be followed on Twitter at @JBartlett_NH. Printed with permission. Senate Bill 193, to establish an Education Savings Account program for New Hampshire families, was simple and efficient. Then the House Finance Committee got hold of it. In the Read More

Schedule for Week of March 5, 2018

The legislature has its winter break this week and will resume the week of March 5. All of our bills have been exec’d in committees and several will likely have votes in the NH House of Representatives at their next session. Unfortunately, we had mixed results that show some Reps believe accountability is not to Read More

UNH Poll: NH Voters Support Education Savings Accounts

The following is a guest article written by Jason Bedrick, Director of Policy for EdChoice. Previously, he was policy analyst with the Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom. He also served as a legislator in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and was an education policy research fellow at the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy. Although Read More

Family Profile: Growing and Learning

Children have one opportunity for a K-12 education that fits their individual needs. Our Family Profile series features New Hampshire families that benefit from educational options. This profile comes from a family that discovered homeschooling is the perfect fit that allows them to grow and learn together. Homeschooling meant different things to our family over Read More

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