Tag: personal stories

Who Pays When Special Interests Win?

Maureen doesn’t know the powerful special interests who are trying to ruin the future of her grandson, Brandon. She only knows that her grandson hadn’t been thriving at their local public school. Maureen knew it wasn’t Brandon’s fault, nor did she even blame the school. No, to Maureen, the real problem was simply that her Read More

Education is Not One-Size-Fits-All

Children need educational options for a variety of reasons. Education is not one-size-fits-all. Even good schools cannot be all things to all children. The right educational “fit” can change everything for a child. Below is the testimony from Shalimar Encarnacion. She attended both public hearings of the Education Tax Credit (ETC) repeal bill, HB 632, Read More

ETC Scholarships Help At-Risk Children

Children have one opportunity for an education that fits their needs. Unfortunately, not every child is able to obtain that “fit” at their local public school; sometimes they need an alternative. Wealthy families can access these options, while other families cannot. That is where New Hampshire’s Education Tax Credit program can make all the difference. Read More

Scholarship Frees Potential

Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world. ~ Maria Montessori   The Education Tax Credit scholarship program puts educational opportunities within reach for low-income students across the Granite State. Over 400 students are utilizing the scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. There are a few bills filed that aim to Read More