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SDGANH Improving Governance Seminar Series – Legal Basis: Fact or Fiction. Believe your Superintendent or actual NH’s Education Law?

by Skip September 19, 2018

Improving Governance Seminar Series Legal Basis: Fact or Fiction As a School Board or Budget Committee member, do you often wonder what your statutory authority is and where it comes from? How can you reconcile what your Superintendent tells you versus what the NH RSAs (e.e., NH Law) command you to do? Join us for a […]

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SDGA Improving Governance Seminar Series – What is your statutory Authority & Where does it comes from?

by Skip August 31, 2018

Improving Governance Seminar Series Legal Basis: Fact or Fiction As a School Board or Budget Committee member, do you often wonder what your statutory authority is and where it comes from? How can you reconcile what your Superintendent tells you versus what the NH RSAs command you to do?  Come join us for a discussion of […]

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This Saturday! SDGANH (School District Governance Association of NH) is having a Golf fundraiser

by Skip August 14, 2018

UPDATE: Bumped up from 6/5,7/9, 7/20, 8/2 as August 18th will soon be here; consider this a reminder! Well, I do know which end of a golf club to hold, and I know the object is to put a small ball into a rather small hole, but that’s the extent of my knowledge of the […]

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CNHT Taxpayer Family Reunion Picnic – the Advocacy groups

by Skip July 17, 2018

Or non-profits.  Or special interest groups.  Whatever you wish to call them, right or left, people have interests and these groups are the essence of what de Tocqueville was so amazed about when he toured America back in the 1830s – the ease and speed in which ordinary Americans voluntarily banded together to solve a problem […]

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603 Alliance Update and a Special Offer if You’d Like to Attend the NHLA Liberty Dinner

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2018

The 603 Alliance is working to help elect more Constitutionally Driven Republicans to New Hampshire House. In their latest email update, they’ve got news on that front as well as an offer to get 10% off tickets to the NHLA Liberty Dinner this Sunday, in Bedford, New Hampshire. They’ve also got info on an upcoming SDGANH Event.

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Quick Thought – tell me where in the Private Sector that gets these kinds of “raises”?

by Skip May 19, 2018

And in this case, it’s always the taxpayer that is taking in the shorts when our elected officials don’t “cherish” (more on Andru Volinsky in an upcoming post) other peoples money. John Cataldo has a great Op-Ed about “sustainability” or rather, how fiscally unsustainable many financial decisions are (emphasis mine): Roughly 50 percent of city […]

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Tales from the SDGANH

by Skip May 5, 2018

Ah yes, another series like my Tales from the Budcomm.  SDGANH (logo coming soon) is the School District Governance Association for NH; consider it the Conservative / Libertarian alternative to the Socialist / Collective leaning School Board Association of NH (who have already made it clear they will brook no dissent or competition from the […]

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SDGA Seminar: How NH School District Budgets are Impacted by the State

by Steve MacDonald November 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Downloading:  Myths and Facts” How NH School District Budgets are Impacted by the State a School District Budget and Finance workshop November 18, 2017 hosted by the School District Governance Association of New Hampshire Featured Guest Speaker:  Karen Umberger New Hampshire State House of Representatives, House Finance Division II Chair Concord, NH   […]

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Special Education 101: Mysteries Unraveled for Elected School District Officials

by Steve MacDonald September 17, 2017

On October 7th, 2017m the School District Governance Association of New Hampshire (SDGA NH) is holding an event at Nackey Loeb School of Communications on Special Education. As an elected school district official, do you feel at a loss about the mysteries of Special Education in your District Would you like to know what is required, how […]

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Announcing the formation of the School District Governance Association of New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald December 12, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Concord, NH Dec. 12, 2016  School board and school budget committee members currently have few independent resources to assist them in improving the governance and budgeting of their districts. The School District Governance Association of New Hampshire (SDGA NH) has been created as a resource devoted entirely to educating and empowering elected school […]

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