Tag: personal story

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

Hope for a Brighter Future

Families choose educational options for a variety of reasons. The most common are academic fit and safety. Sometimes there are other reasons why the local public school, even a good one, might not be a good fit for a child. Jodie’s son, Sam, was hit by a car a year ago. Even after he initially Read More

Educator-Parent Supports Options

Several weeks ago, we were contacted by a woman who sought educational options for her daughter who is experiencing relentless bullying at her local school. Even though she is an educator herself, the staff is unresponsive to the mom’s concerns and continues to place her daughter in stressful conditions. Children deserve to have their educational Read More

Tell Your Story

Families have unique stories about educational opportunities. Some children struggle in assigned schools that do not meet their needs. Even high-performing public schools may not be a good fit for individual children. Maybe it is a problem of academic fit, or perhaps bullying. Other families access options that work for their children, often at great Read More

Family Profile: Homeschooling and Beyond

From time to time we will share stories about New Hampshire children who lives are impacted by educational opportunities. We recently asked home educating families to send us their stories – what makes homeschooling important to them and how it impacts their lives. For many families, homeschooling is not only about providing an education for Read More

Family Profile: Growing and Learning

Children have one opportunity for a K-12 education that fits their individual needs. Our Family Profile series features New Hampshire families that benefit from educational options. This profile comes from a family that discovered homeschooling is the perfect fit that allows them to grow and learn together. Homeschooling meant different things to our family over Read More

Family Profile: Putting Pieces Together

We are honored several New Hampshire families have shared their stories about what educational options mean to them as part of our Family Profile series. This profile is from a single mom, a widow, who needed alternatives for her bright daughter. She managed to put the pieces together at a private school and today supports Read More

Family Profile: He Loves His School

We are fortunate to have many families reach out to us with their experiences regarding educational options. They are part of our Family Profile series. This week is recognized as National School Choice Week. Since its beginning in 2011, there have been more than 58,000 events across the country and around the world. New Hampshire Read More

Family Profile: A Child with Special Needs Thrives in a Private School

This is part of our Family Profile series that features NH families that utilize educational opportunities for their children. This story comes from Sasha Levin, a New Hampshire father of a child with special needs. Sasha shared his son’s experience in a NH-based Facebook group for families with special needs children in response to discussions Read More

Family Profile: One Size Does Not Fit All

Each child has unique needs, talents, and goals. By extension, a one-size-fits-all education will not succeed. Families across New Hampshire are sharing their stories with us about what educational opportunities mean to them. We are honored to share them as part of our Family Profile series. This story comes from a veteran and divorced mom Read More

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