The following education bills will be voted on by the entire House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 11th. Please contact your Representatives today. A brief phone call is most effective, but an email is helpful. Reps often don’t hear from constituents at all, so your effort can make a powerful difference. To find your Representatives,
The following is the legislative schedule for the week of March 1, 2015. Unless marked as an executive session or a full House or Senate session, the bills are scheduled for a committee meeting which is the opportunity for public testimony. This is the best chance to communicate with the committee members and share your
The following is the legislative schedule for the week of February 16, 2015. Unless marked as an executive session, the bills are scheduled for a committee meeting which is the opportunity for public testimony. This is the best chance to communicate with the committee members and share your opinion on the bills. The schedule is
The below is a follow-up email to the House Education Committee on HB 206 after last week’s public hearing. The HEC will vote on this bill on Tuesday, February 17th at 10:00am. Please email them at HouseEducationCommittee@leg.state.nh.us For more information about HB 206, refer to Controversial Non-Academic Materials Given to Students and Controversial Surveys and
Schools routinely ask students to complete surveys and non-academic questionnaires. Usually they are part of state or federal programs to assess students’ attitudes, values, decision-making, and behaviors. However, the intrusiveness and nature of these surveys are not fully disclosed to parents to make a informed decision about their student’s participation. For example, middle-school students in
There are new developments between Mr. William Baer and the Gilford School Board. Mr. Baer recently hired a high-powered criminal defense attorney to handle his disorderly conduct charge. This situation won’t be settling down anytime soon and we will continue to keep you informed. More details are available in this Union Leader article. In May
The defense of parents to direct their children’s education and of free speech isn’t over in Gilford. The GSB met last night and announced a new (illegal) parental “opt in” policy for English, social studies, and humanities classes next year. This is in response to a situation that erupted early last month when a parent, Mr.