Over the summer, the Department of Education reviewed the home education statutes and rules in their preparation of a technical advisory regarding Participating Agencies. We alerted the department to widespread misunderstandings of districts and private schools regarding home education reporting requirements. This problem was exacerbated by sample policies provided by the NH School Board Association
On a beautiful late September afternoon, Granite State Home Educators, a statewide homeschool support group, held their second annual Not Back to School picnic at a park in Manchester. Some estimated the crowd — a mix of parents, teens, and youngsters — at 250! The park was filled with children scampering over the playground equipment
Or What I Learned on My Summer Vacation We spent the last several months hosting Intro to Homeschooling sessions across the state at which we talked with approximately 150 prospective and new homeschooling families. It was wonderful to personally connect with so many devoted families. We learned several things talking with all these parents.
We are thrilled to announce additional Introduction to Homeschool sessions across the state. We have two more booked: July 31 in Hampstead and August 8 in Newmarket. These are great opportunities — especially for new(er) homeschoolers — to get ready for the coming school year. Michelle Levell, director of School Choice for NH and a
Curious about homeschooling, but not sure where to begin? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? Attend an Intro to Homeschooling at Pease Public Library in Plymouth on Wednesday, July 11th from 6:00 to 7:30pm. The library is at 1 Russell Street in Plymouth. Michelle Levell