Tag: Learn Everywhere

Learn Everywhere Will Make Our State Stronger and More Creative

Occasionally we published guest editorials. This one is written by Amber Nicole Cannan, independent educator and director of Unchartered in Manchester. The school systems are designed to facilitate the average student in a normal classroom in your standard school to average performance. Average is a good thing. The goal for Learn Everywhere is to grant Read More

Pushing Families Out of Public Schools

Increasingly public schools are pushing families out of their children’s education. This will only backfire on them. In early July, the new Bedford High School principal said he wants to amend school policies to restrict parental involvement in their children’s education. He referred to their behavior as “snowplowing.” The Union Leader said the principal’s intention Read More

Schedule for Week of July 1, 2019

The NH House and Senate are on summer break and a veto override session will be scheduled at the Speaker of the House’s discretion; stay tuned through the summer to catch when it is announced. Thankfully, no final amendments to late bills include provisions that threaten the Education Tax Credit scholarship program. Other bills are Read More

Schedule for Week of June 24, 2019

The NH House and Senate are wrangling with the state budget and anything can happen in these closing days of the session. We are keeping a close eye on amendments because they could add threats to the Education Tax Credit scholarship program. Two bills are heading to Governor Sununu’s desk for his approval or veto. Read More

Attempts to End an Educational Option Before It Begins

The innovative Learn Everywhere program is facing two attacks before it is even implemented. Senate Bill 140, introduced by Senator Jay Kahn, is a blatant partisan power-move against the program and headed for Governor Sununu’s desk. Learn Everywhere also has a critical vote by the state Board of Education at their next meeting on June Read More

Schedule for Week of June 10, 2019

The legislative session is nearly done. Over the next few weeks, the House and Senate must finalize any remaining bills, and reconcile those that were amended by the second chamber. Several bills will have critical votes in the House and Senate. Additional bills will advance to the Governor’s desk in the coming few weeks. Read Read More

Learn Everywhere Supports Students

This Thursday, May 23rd, the entire NH House of Representatives will vote on a bill that seeks to repeal an education initiative that hasn’t even started yet. It is the Learn Everywhere program that was created in 2018 and has been going through the development process in the Department of Education. This innovative program would Read More

Schedule for Week of May 20, 2019

The legislative session is winding down, and this week the NH House has important school-choice bill votes. We are monitoring numerous bills this year and those include our analysis and commentary. Legislators’ contact information is at the end. With your help, we successfully neutralized eminent threats to the Education Tax Credit (ETC) scholarship program, HB Read More

Want to “Learn Everywhere” in NH?

PUBLIC EDUCATION is much broader than public schooling. Schooling is only one way to be educated, and in today’s dynamic, technology-enabled, global economy, the conventional classroom may be more hindrance than help for many students. New Hampshire’s Learn Everywhere initiative, ratified by the state legislature in 2018, is a pioneering effort to disentangle education from Read More

Expanding Educational Opportunities

Have you ever noticed how focused children can be when playing with Legos or coloring? Mr. Fred Rogers had it right decades ago when he said, “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning.” This is no different if the student is Read More

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