Education

It sounds like NH’s “Social Studies” is about to get “SJW watered down” again

Used to be called History and separately, civics. How did we get here from back then and how is American government supposed to be organized and run?  Basic issues and basic knowledgebases for any American citizen.  Sadly, our government schools seem to be a poor job of both – after all, ask a young adult …

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Rethinking Fairness in Education

Below is a picture of the current educational system.  We put kids in school for about 1000 hours per year, for 12 years, and see what happens. At the end of that time, some may be taking college-level courses. Others may still be unable to read.

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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 sacrifice. …

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Democrat Policies would be Different if they Really Cared about Children

If Democrat politicians and leaders care about children at all, they must consider children a very low priority.  If they considered children a high priority, Democrats would pursue policies that make the children’s lives better, but they don’t.  Democrat politicians are only “for the children” when it advances their other political goals. If Democrats cared …

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Senate Candidate Letter – Carla Gericke, District 20

Granite Staters care about educational issues that impact our children’s lives and academic outcomes. In mid-September we invited all New Hampshire senatorial candidates to send letters to School Choice for NH about their views on education policy, and educational opportunities in particular. We will publish them without edits between now and the general election on …

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Clarifying Issues With Homeschooler’s “Letters Of Intent”

This summer several efforts brought Participating Agency irregularities to our attention. Problems Granite State Home Educators did a thorough review and update of the private schools serving as Participating Agencies for the homeschool community. Participating Agencies are those schools that homeschooling families send their Letter of Intent to when they begin their home ed program. Families can report …

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Manchester Proud’s Political Associations Draw Negative Attention

Dear Board of School Committee Members: I was made aware of Manchester Proud a short time ago by parents who told me about this new organization. As a former Bedford resident, I have seen how an organization outside the school district could be beneficial to everyone involved in the Manchester public schools. The Bedford Education …

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Are Legislators in Concord Like Jesus?

School Administrative Unit (SAU) 16 consists of Brentwood, Exeter, East Kingston, Kensington, Newfields, and Stratham, New Hampshire. Using the SAU stationary they recently sent out a letter urging recipients to attend a meeting “in an attempt to increase dialog and share information.” About what? This reads like Democrat talking points. It mirrors issues they are …

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The Most Liberal State Has the Highest Poverty Rate – NH Still Lowest in the Nation

The U.S. Census released its most recent data on Poverty in America last week and surprise, surprise, surprise! The far-left land of Nancy Pelosi, Jerry Brown, Dianne Feinstein, Tech Giants, and Hollywood Gazillionaires continues to have the highest rate of poverty in the nation. A place where homelessness has skyrocketed alongside the massive burden of the welfare …

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US Sees Record Small Business Optimism – Democrats Promise To Take It All Away

Trump’s recovery summer continues to stack up wins as small business optimism piles on to an already impressive roll call. From National Review. Optimism among small-business owners reached a record high in August as Republican-passed tax cuts and deregulation began to bear fruit, according to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business. The NFIB Small Business Optimism …

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