Tag: grant

2019 Dec 13 Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee hearing room

Fiscal Committee Rejects Federal Grant

On Friday the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee voted along party lines to reject $10.1 million, the first-year portion, of the $46 million federal grant intended to expand and replicate successful chartered public schools to support at-risk students. Students from several charter public school packed the committee room and flooded the hallway. In August the grant Read More

Chartered Public Schools are Jeopardized

In a blatantly partisan 7 to 3 vote on November 8th, the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee voted to table a $46 million federal grant awarded to New Hampshire to support 20 new chartered public schools focused on at-risk and educationally disadvantaged students. The grant would allow successful models to expand or replicate, and bring more educational opportunities where families Read More

What Lies Ahead for NH Chartered Public Schools

Chartered public schools are facing multiple challenges in the coming several months. Not only did the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee recently table a $46 million federal grant intended to expand our chartered public schools, several bills are filed for the 2020 legislative session and some would put more restrictions on these critical educational options within Read More

Chartered Public Schools Need Support

On November 8th, the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee voted to table a $46 million grant that would allow New Hampshire to add another 20 chartered public schools that expand or replicate successful models or offer schools in communities currently under-served. We have heard from many families and charter school leaders who are upset with the Read More

Politicizing Public Education

In a blatant politically-charged vote on Friday, the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee decided to table a $46 million federal grant awarded to New Hampshire to support 20 new chartered public schools focused on at-risk and educationally disadvantaged students. All of New Hampshire’s 29 charter schools are non-profit public schools. As such, they must accept students Read More

Welcome to the official headquarters of School Choice for New Hampshire! We are a community of Granite State families, community leaders, and concerned citizens, who are passionate about expanding educational opportunities for our children. SUBSCRIBE TODAY so you never miss a crucial update again! You'll need to confirm your subscription to begin receiving emails -- be sure to check your junk mail file. THANK YOU!
Holler Box