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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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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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How Technology Vendors are Building a Profile on Toddlers in New Hampshire with the Assistance of Governor Sununu:

Governor Sununu announced in a press conference that New Hampshire would receive a Preschool Development grant from the federal government. This is an initiative coming to New Hampshire that involves tracking personal information on your children from birth to the age of 20 years old. Spark NH has been pushing a political agenda for more access to early childhood education in spite …

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Where has Volinsky Been?

In the article titled: “Volinsky calls for Edelblut to go,” (Union Leader, Dec. 18) Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky argues that Commissioner Edelblut has advanced policies that weaken financial support for public schools.

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Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig: a lousy education legacy

Mayor Joyce Craig has done nothing to improve the quality of education in Manchester. As Chairman of the Board, she should have come in with a plan to improve the public schools in Manchester. Instead, she appears to be punting that authority to community organizers like Manchester Proud and the Nellie Mae Foundation.  Both of …

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