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NH House Tables Education Tax Credit Scholarship Repeal

The New Hampshire House has table HB632. The Democrat-sponsored repeal of the Education tax credit scholarship program. A bill that helps hundreds of low-income students afford tuition at private schools around the state. But the Bill is still very much alive and we need your help.

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Reply to State Rep that Opposes the Education Tax Credit Scholarship

School Choice for NH received an email from Rep. Paul Dargie (D), of Milford stating that he is opposed to the “diversion of taxpayer funds to religious and other schools through the use of vouchers or voucher workarounds.” He is referring to the Education Tax Credit program that is facing a repeal effort in House Bill 632. Below is …

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Those Looking to Repeal New Hampshire’s Education Tax Credit Are Ill Informed

Yesterday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a public hearing on HB 632, a bill that would repeal the Education Tax Credit scholarship program. Over 400 low-income children utilized the program this school year. The committee room was at maximum capacity with people standing along the walls and in the hallway. It was wonderful to …

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NH Supreme Court Upholds NH Education Tax Credit -Kids Win, Maggie Hassan And Democrats Lose

The NH State  Supreme Court Upholds NH Education Tax Credit.  The ACLU, Bill Duncan, Maggie Hassan, Barry Lynn and others…lose. Kids and parents who want their kids to have a shot at attending the better schools or just having more choices – Win! Court (Lewis, J.) ruling in favor of the petitioners, eight individual New …

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Guest Post by NH House Rep. Greg Hill – “Dems misrepresent the education tax credit program.”

 Dems misrepresent the education tax credit program. I attended a candidates’ night last evening in Northfield and listened carefully to the Democratic candidates for state representative and senate. They all opposed the new education tax-credit program (and, oddly, spoke out against voucher programs as well, which aren’t even available to NH parents). The reason the …

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School Choice Defenders Voice Opposition to Repealing the Education Scholarship Tax Credit

In part one of this post, we discussed how ill-informed were the sponsors and advocates for repealing New Hampshire’s Education Scholarship Tax Credit (ETC). This time around we have some words from opponents of repeal bill HB632. Testimony from parents and students (the few who had the opportunity) who shared stories about how the ETC improved …

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Less Money & More Educational Responsiveness

What ETC does do The Education Tax Credit saves local school districts money. The program does that while giving lower-income students a chance to find the educational program that best fits their needs. It is an inexpensive and cost-effective way to invest in educational opportunities for lower-income children whose families believe they are not best …

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My 8-year old son has [Education] choices where before there was only one option.

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 …

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