Support Educational Options at the Ballot Box

New Hampshire voters have an opportunity to impact educational options in the Granite State. Tuesday, September 9th is the primary election and there are dozens of excellent candidates that support school choice and empowering parents in their children’s education. If these are your values, please consider voting for candidates that are endorsed by the following Read More

Victory for Students and Educational Options

Today is a victory for students and educational options! The New Hampshire Surpreme Court unanimously ruled that the tax-credit scholarship program is Constitutional. Granite State families regardless of their zip code, socioeconomic status, or religious affiliation will have greater access to education that meets their children’s needs. The scholarship program, created in 2012 and available Read More

Homeschool Notification — How to Get Started

This is the time of year when parents may be considering homeschooling. There are many issues to take into account including styles or approaches, curriculum options, as well as the legal requirements. This article will address the New Hampshire laws and rules for starting a homeschool program. NH homeschool laws are rather straight-forward and clear. Read More

Supporting Educational Options — a Study Committee Hearing for HB 435

Bringing a chartered public school to fruition is not an easy endeavor. There are many challenges and the process can be daunting. Funding and political agendas are just a couple of the hurdles that must be cleared to bring charter schools to life. Many legislators do their best to support these educational options, but they Read More

Cut Scores — Making the Grade

Have you heard of the term “cut scores?” In a 2006 paper titled “A Primer on Setting Cut Scores on Tests of Educational Achievement,” the Educational Testing Service defines it as “selected points on the score scale of a test. The points are used to determine whether a particular test score is sufficient for some purpose.” While Read More

Innovative School Choice Program in Croydon

I had the pleasure to join Deborah Olszta on her show, “Education Matters,” to interview Dr. Jody Underwood, chair of the Croydon School Board. Croydon created an innovative school choice program that allows parents to select from a number of public and private schools for their grade 5 – 12 student. The funding follows the Read More

Rebranded Common Core Science Standards Will Fail Students

The Next Generation Science Standards (aka Common Core, but rebranded) will not prepare our students for four-year colleges or STEM careers. Low expectations will not raise our students to greater achievement. “An audience filled with African American and Hispanic educators got it right away. No one had told them that Common Core’s standards don’t prepare Read More

Voting for Educational Options

Voting for candidates that support educational options and parents’ involvement in their children’s education is critical. Our legislators are supposed to represent our principles, so if you value having choice in education and wish to protect our students’ privacy, please take that into consideration in the voting booth. The primary election is Tuesday, September 9th, Read More

Upcoming Homeschool Book Sale

Hundreds of Homeschool Used Textbooks — Priced to Sell Hundreds and hundreds of books. Multitudes of subjects and publishers and grade levels: Bob Jones University, Beka, Apologia, Prentiss Hall, Pearson, Glencoe, Saxon, CSI, Mosdos, McDougal, etc. Subjects include Maths, Sciences, Literature, Spelling, Reading, Grammar, Geography, History, Government, US & World Studies, Forensics, Criminal Justice, Astronomy/Space, Read More

“Little House on the Prairie” Book Club for Homeschoolers

Beginning September 8th, 2014, from 1-2 PM in Derry! Grab your copy of the first Little House book in the series “Little House in the Big Woods” and join us each Monday as we embark on fun learning with the Little House characters! We will be starting the first of the Little House books learning fun facts and trivia, games Read More

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We are now Granite State Home Educators!

Find us at our website or Facebook page, and join our group with over 2,400 members!

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