Tag: Department of Education

Education Bills Scheduled for Week of January 30, 2017

This is week four of the legislative session and we’re in full stride now with several important bills scheduled for public hearings, executive sessions, and full House votes. Public hearings are the best chance to communicate with committee members and share your opinion. For the senate bills, sign the white sheet on a side table Read More

Superior Court Rules in Croydon Case

On July 29th the NH Superior Court ruled against the Croydon School Board in favor of the state Department of Education. Background The Croydon School District offers K through grade 4 within the district and tuitions out students starting in 5th grade. The residents recently ended their Authorized Regional Enrollment Area (AREA) agreement with the Read More

Parents Can Refuse

Parents can refuse to have their child participate in the upcoming statewide assessments. Know your rights and exercise them. For years the NH Department of Education recognized this right as shown on their “approved special considerations” document for the school year 2009-2010. In the “NH Statewide Assessment State Approved Special Considerations, NH ALPs, School Year Read More