Tag: Education Savings Accounts (ESAs)

Education Bills Scheduled for Week of March 13, 2017

This is week nine of the legislative session and “cross over” is well underway with several bills moving on to the other chamber. Public hearings are the best chance to communicate with committee members and share your opinion. The Legislative Office Building (LOB) is located immediately behind the State House at 33 N. State Street Read More

Accountability to Parents

For some reason, people ask whether or not parents will make good decisions for their children when they enroll in a K-12 school of choice. Why is that? Community members don’t question when a family picks up a meal at a store or drive-in instead of cooking dinner at home. Nor are they challenged if Read More

ESAs Advance to Finance Committees

New Hampshire’s two Education Savings Account (ESA) bills successfully passed the first round and advance to the chambers’ finance committees for another round of hearings and executive sessions. These ESAs are the next step in educational options for children across the Granite State. All students, regardless of their zip code and income level, will have Read More

Education Bills Scheduled for Week of February 20, 2017

This is week seven of the legislative session and committees are finalizing “early bills” that need to go to another committee. Usually these have fiscal notes and move on to Finance or Ways and Means. This also means we are rapidly approaching “cross over” when the House and Senate trade surviving bills. Public hearings are Read More

Education Bills Scheduled for Week of February 13, 2017

This is week six of the legislative session and committees are finalizing “early bills” that need to go to another committee. Usually these have fiscal notes and move on to Finance or Ways and Means. This also means we are rapidly approaching “cross over” when the House and Senate trade surviving bills. Public hearings are Read More

Education Bills Scheduled for Week of February 6, 2017

This is week five of the legislative session with numerous important bills scheduled for public hearings, executive sessions, and full House votes. We encourage parents and caring citizens to be involved in the legislative process. Public hearings are the best chance to communicate with committee members and share your opinion. The Legislative Office Building (LOB) Read More

Education Savings Accounts: the Next Evolution in School Choice

“The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best.” — Thomas Sowell Education Savings Accounts, also referred to as ESAs, are the next evolution in school choice. While they are new to New Hampshire, they are not new to other states. Education Savings Accounts are funds that children Read More

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