Ann Marie Banfield, Author at Granite Grok

Ann Marie Banfield

Ann Marie Banfield has been researching education reform for over a decade and actively supports parental rights, literacy and academic excellence in k-12 schools. You can contact her at: banfieldannmarie@gmail.com

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So Manchester Board of School Committee Jim O’Connell, do YOU know how to close the Achievement Gap without more spending?

Money doesn’t cure all ills.  MANCHESTER Jim O’Connell now sits on the Board of School Committee. His claim to fame has been his constant call for MORE SPENDING in the schools (see screencap, below). He put out a statement on racism in the Manchester schools so I thought I’d send him a reply: I’m going to …

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Politicking by Nashua North and South High School Principals

I saw a letter from the Exeter Superintendent recently. And here is another one by Nate Burns, Principal of Nashua North and Keith Richard, Principle of Nashua South: I would take these letters by these Nashua High School Principals and the next time there is a pro-life event, ask the signers to send out similar …

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Who has your child’s data in school?

After reading through an opinion piece written by William R. Harbron Ed.D, superintendent of the Dover School District in Dover: Education in Dover: What is social and emotional learning and why you should care, I noticed he left many important issues out of this new federal education policy that parents need to be aware of. Should government schools …

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