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Government Schools: Valedictorian can’t do college remedial math?

I’ve written in the past that our public schools aren’t getting the job done and that’s why Parents should have choices in directing their childrens’ education. Our tax dollars should be following the child and not a zip code. This snippet from RedState puts the “evolving” notion of a school, thanks to the Left’s notion …

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The Claremont Way

In the mid-1990’s, the town of Claremont pleaded poverty, insisting that the rest of the state should pony up more money to fund its local schools. The result was the imposition of a wealth-redistribution scheme on the rest of our state. A decade later, Claremont wasn’t looking so poverty-stricken after all.

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Religious discrimination in NH

Anyone who thinks that anti-Catholic bias is only alive and well among the Democrats in the US Congress questioning prospective Supreme Court nominees needs to think again and look no further than our own beloved state of New Hampshire, which was originally settled in large part by French-Canadian Catholics migrating Southward. After the great Irish …

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Education Funding? You’re all concentrating on the wrong thing (Parts 1 & 2)

“Taxpayers should be funding public benefits and not private enrichment. At the Northwood Community Center, Ian Underwood gave a presentation on educational funding that basically told the audience that we were thinking about the wrong thing. Much of the debate in NH (and elsewhere) always has money at the forefront – instead, we ought to …

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Public School Teacher Can’t Believe Black Student Supports Trump

Cypress Bay High School (which happens to be in Broward County Florida) is under the microscope after a white teacher asked a black student, according to the student’s parents, “‘You’re African-American, how can you possibly like Donald Trump.’” On Sept. 25 the student noticed that his math teacher stayed seated during the recitation of the …

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NH State Senator Peggy Gilmour – I demand who should control education dollars

And that would not be parents – From today’s Concord Patch: ‘Sen. Peggy Gilmour, D-Hollis, had urged her colleagues to overturn a committee recommendation and then pass the repeal bill. In a statement, she said, “The program has no accountability of public money. It allows private, non-profit corporations to determine where public education dollars are …

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The Left’s War on Education

The left’s objection to even one tax dollar finding its way into the hands of a church is legion.  It is (apparently) a matter of even greater concern that we might engage in tax policy that accidentally encourages others–by allowing them to keep more of their own money–to give some of it to a religious …

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