Tag: Tax-Credit Scholarships

A New Group with an Old Agenda

There is a “new” public education lobbying organization in New Hampshire called Reaching Higher NH. Don’t be fooled by their name. They do not support higher standards for our public schools, or the benefits that our schools gain from competition (school choice), or parental involvement in their children’s education. Their goal is to reinforce the Read More

Part 1 — 2015 Legislative Wins

This is part one of three that will dissect our 2015 legislative efforts. This was a big year for education legislation and we had several wins — some good bills passed and some bad bills were defeated. Below is a list of the most noteworthy wins. Unquestionably the most significant accomplishment this session was at 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

K-12 Scholarships — Application Deadline Approaching

K-12 scholarships are available through the Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO), but the application deadline is June 15th! Don’t miss this opportunity to receive a scholarship for the next school year. Did you know…. * The bridge scholarships available through NEO may be used for tuition at a private school or out-of-district public school. The average scholarship Read More

Urgent Call to Action Regarding NH Board of Education Nomination

Governor Hassan has recommended Bill Duncan for the NH Board of Education. PLEASE take a moment to write to YOUR Exec. Counselor and tell them to vote NO on this nomination. Mr. Duncan’s confirmation could come as early as this Thursday making it imperative that we act quickly and alert the public and contact our Read More

1 3 4 5 6

We are now Granite State Home Educators!

Find us at our website or Facebook page, and join our group with over 3,400 members!

Holler Box