Schedule for Week of June 3, 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. Two school-choice bills that passed the Senate were amended in the House, so the Senate must decide if they will agree to those changes, not Read More

Upcoming Homeschool Info Sessions

We have not one, but two additional homeschool information discussions scheduled this summer, with more in the works! These are great opportunities for prospective and new(er) homeschoolers to gain practical information and tips for their home education program. Have your questions answered and head into the next school year with confidence. These sessions are free, Read More

Kerry McDonald Educates and Inspires

From time to time, we welcome guest contributors to SCNH. The following article is written by Kitty Michelotti, a team leader with our sister organization, Granite State Home Educators, and the Chairwoman of the Home Education Advisory Council. When you’re a homeschooler, and you have the opportunity to hear Kerry McDonald speak about “raising curious, Read More

Homeschool Resource Center Opportunity

Although there are numerous activities and classes for homeschoolers in New Hampshire, parents sometimes comment that everything is scattered. Sometimes we feel like “carscoolers” instead of homeschoolers. Many families would like history enrichment available at the same location as gym classes, or game and activity clubs available following cross-curricular science and English classes. A Homeschool Read More

ETC Scholarship Deadline

The Education Tax Credit scholarship program is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year, 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. Per statute, eligibility is based on two criteria: 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

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