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Graduation

Press Release: NH Joins Graduate Together Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2020 [cid:691b5c9d-e573-44d7-9035-9a9ed1e7fab8] Contact: Grant Bosse (603) 271-0448 office (603) 513-3030 cell NH joins Graduate Together ceremony Celebrating the Class of 2020 Saturday at 8pm CONCORD- The New Hampshire Department of Education is pleased to partner with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and XQ Institute in support of …

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GrandFamilies

Special Request from the NH Senate Study Commission for GrandFamilies: a survey on GFs and coronavirus

As you all know, I am the NH Department of Education liason to the the GrandFamilies Study Commission (appointed by Commissioner Frank Edelblut).  Marylou Beaver is the Chair of the Commission and just sent an email out to the Commission members that contains a survey that I am asking all of you in this position …

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More Signs of Desperation from the Volinsky Campaign … #ItsyBitsyVolinsky Plays the “You’re an AntiSemite” Card

A few days ago, Steve posted about a political stunt by Andru Volinsky (hereinafter ItsyBitsyVolinsky or just ItsyBitsy): Democrat candidate for Governor (and Executive Councilor) Andu Volinsky has attempted to use the Coronavirus outbreak and response in New Hampshire for cross-political purposes. News 9, WMUR, has called him out and unexpectedly committed journalism. Well, ItsyBitsy’s …

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covid-19

COVID-19 Press Conference 1PM

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly developing worldwide, including in New Hampshire. Yesterday, a 7th positive case was confirmed, and it happened to be a NH-DMV employee who had worked and interacted with the general public for 5 full workdays before becoming symptomatic and testing positive. Governor Sununu will hold a COVID-19 Press Conference at 1PM …

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Commissioner Edelblut Updates New Hampshire Schools on COVID-19 Response

School Leaders, Taking a step back from the on-going management of the COVID-19 circumstances each of you face on the ground, the range of scenarios that might result in a disruption of education in your building could be, from worst case – public health orders the closure of your facility to, best case for disruption …

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A New Path to Careers for NH High School Students

When we talk about students who are not succeeding in our current education system, we often say that they “slipped through the cracks.” Well, what if we filled in those cracks so that students could move seamlessly from high school to college to the workforce?

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What is Local Control?

Time and time again when legislation comes up we hear the “local control” argument. More often than not, it’s when the state or federal government propose legislation that infringes on freedom and limits opportunity. Sometimes, it happens when the state or federal government proposes legislation that increases liberty and freedom, and expands opportunity. In case …

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Charter Schools Improve Education Opportunities

Rejecting the $46 million public charter school grant could cost taxpayers up to $178 million over the next ten years, according to a new report from the New Hampshire Department of Education. Rejecting these funds would be a costly mistake that New Hampshire families cannot afford, fiscally or in terms of the opportunity for students …

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Learn Everywhere? No – you MUST learn HERE!

The Learn Everywhere program was an innovative program passed into law that allowed the Commissioner and Board of Education to create rules that allowed curriculum performed outside of the classroom to count for High School credit. Each School District, if the rules were adopted, would be ‘forced’ to accept said credits, even if performed by …

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