Hope for a Brighter Future

Families choose educational options for a variety of reasons. The most common are academic fit and safety. Sometimes there are other reasons why the local public school, even a good one, might not be a good fit for a child. Jodie’s son, Sam, was hit by a car a year ago. Even after he initially Read More

Attack on Chartered Public Schools

Educational options are under attack on multiple fronts. Not only are some legislators seeking to completely repeal the Education Tax Credit Scholarship program that supports low-income students, they are trying to make it nearly impossible for chartered public schools to operate. One of these attacks is HB 711, a bill that would gut funding for Read More

Schedule for Week of January 28, 2019

Last week was National School Choice Week and we had a blast! New Hampshire hosted two events – a huge rally in Concord with outstanding student performers and 500 guests, and an Intro to Homeschooling session that demystified home education for families considering that option. Thank you for celebrating with us! Check out the video Read More

Scholarship Frees Potential

Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world. ~ Maria Montessori   The Education Tax Credit scholarship program puts educational opportunities within reach for low-income students across the Granite State. Over 400 students are utilizing the scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. There are a few bills filed that aim to Read More

Save Our Scholarships: Hearing on Repeal Bill

  WHAT: Public hearing on House Bill 632, the first one that intends to repeal the Education Tax Credit scholarship program WHERE: Legislative Office Building, room 202, located at 33 N State Street, Concord. WHEN: Tuesday, February 5th, starting at 11:00am The Education Tax Credit (ETC) scholarship program is the only one in the state Read More

Schedule for Week of January 21, 2019

Welcome to National School Choice Week! It is a cross-country series of independent events that spotlight the array of K-12 learning environments. It began January 20th and last through January 26th, 2019. It all started eight years ago and has noted over 58,000 events across the country! It is a fabulous way to highlight the Read More

Defend Educational Opportunities for Low-Income Children

The tax-credit scholarship is facing multiple attacks in the legislature this year. The first one is HB 632 and is being fast-tracked to the House Ways and Means Committee, entirely skipping the Education Committee as is the usual protocol to first go to the policy committee. Although the public hearing is not scheduled yet, we Read More

Schedule for Week of January 14, 2019

Welcome to the start of the 2019 legislative session! The Senate and House education committees are beginning to schedule public hearings and there is a full calendar for the HEC. We are monitoring numerous bills this year and those will include our analysis and commentary. There are several bills regarding charter schools, cooperative district agreements, Read More

2019 Bills of Interest to Homeschoolers

There are a few bills this session that may be of interest to New Hampshire homeschoolers. We are tracking some of them, but want the community to be aware of the others. Thankfully there are no bills directly regarding home education this year. There are at least two bills filed against the tax-credit scholarship program. Read More

Some Don’t Want to Hear It

Some legislators don’t want to hear about educational opportunities that impact thousands of NH children. That’s their choice. They can choose to ignore what often matters a great deal to families. On New Year’s Eve we sent an email to all NH Senators and State Representatives welcoming them to the new biennium. The letter explained Read More

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Join us for a special event…

Educational Opportunities & Unschooling

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Nackey Loeb in Manchester

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