Tag: Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO)

K-12 Scholarships in NH

Students have one chance at their K through 12 school experience and the Children Scholarship Fund – NH strives to help put the best fit school within reach for families of low and modest means. Twenty-one states offer tax-credit scholarship programs, and New Hampshire is fortunate to be one of them. The education tax credit Read More

2015 Education Legislation Highlights

2015 was a mixed bag for school choice and parents’ rights to direct their children’s education. While we won some, we lost many. The following bills are highlights of this legislative session. One of the most important victories this year was at the grassroots level — more parents and concerned citizens became engaged. This is Read More

Education Bills Schedule for Week of Feb 9, 2015

The following is the legislative schedule for the week of February 9, 2015. The schedule is subject to change especially with the latest snow storm. Updates will be made as information becomes available, so check back. Tuesday, February 10 SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE, Legislative Office Building, room 103 9:00 a.m. SB 157-FN, establishing a civics education Read More

What Do They Have Against Needy Students?

The wealthy have educational options. They can afford to send their children to private schools or move to expensive towns that have top-performing schools. However, few families have $10K + per child to spend on private school tuition. That restricts families to their zip-code assigned schools and limits their access to educational choices. That’s where Read More

Movie Screening about Educational Options

We are delighted to announce that School Choice for New Hampshire and Citrus Groups Homeschool Network are hosting a FREE screening of the new educational documentary, Class Dismissed. It is about alternatives to the traditional classroom learning environment. The movie will be shown on Friday, January 23rd from 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Nackey Loeb Read More

The Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO) Puts Options Within Reach

What works for one child, may not work for another. The Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO) believes that just as parents make decisions for their children in everyday matters, they should have that same choice in education. It is their mission to help families make that educational fit possible. NEO puts these options within reach Read More

Victory for Students and Educational Options

Today is a victory for students and educational options! The New Hampshire Surpreme Court unanimously ruled that the tax-credit scholarship program is Constitutional. Granite State families regardless of their zip code, socioeconomic status, or religious affiliation will have greater access to education that meets their children’s needs. The scholarship program, created in 2012 and available Read More

The Network for Educational Opportunity Awaits the NH Supreme Court Decision

Despite the chilly temperature, approximately 50 people, including more than a dozen children, arrived early to participate in a demonstration prior to the hearing. Although the court staff brought in additional seating, the room could not accommodate everyone who arrived in support of the scholarship program. Once the hearing began, the attorneys were riddled with Read More

Appearance on “Education Matters” To Discuss NEO Scholarship Program and Upcoming Bill

Yesterday I was privileged to be invited to appear on “Education Matters,” a Manchester cable tv show on channel 23. Deborah Olszta, the host and director of this show, and I spoke about the bridge scholarship program available through the Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO). The scholarship may be used for tuition at an out-of-district public Read More

Educational Freedom Rally — Wednesday, April 16th at 9:00am

Wednesday is the big day! Please join the Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO) in defense of educational freedom. Please join NEO on April 16th to demonstrate to the New Hampshire Supreme Court the very real need for k-12 scholarships and to show that discrimination will not be tolerated. It is critical that we show the New Hampshire Supreme Read More