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Politicizing Public Education

In a blatant politically-charged vote on Friday, the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee decided to table a $46 million federal grant awarded to New Hampshire to support 20 new chartered public schools focused on at-risk and educationally disadvantaged students.

Who is Opposed to Educational Opportunities

Children have one opportunity at an education that fits their needs. Education is not one-size-fits-all; even good public schools cannot meet the unique needs of every child. This is why we are passionate about supporting children and families to access that “right fit” educational option, whether it is local public schools, chartered public schools, private …

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State of Our Schools

Empowering Educational Options is a Priority of the US DOE   Deputy Secretary Dr. Mick Zais visited New Hampshire on September 30th as guest of the Department of Education and Commissioner Frank Edelblut. He spoke to a large group of educators, administrators, legislators, parents, and family advocates about the US Department of Education’s view of …

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Why does public education fear school choice?

Over 90% of today’s school-age children attend public schools, with the remaining going to private schools and home education programs. But, heaven forbid, a person speaks up about a bad experience with the public schools or why they chose an alternative for their children.

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Exposing Compromised Elected Officials Who Defend NH Public School Monopolies

The Sununu administration, led by its able and innovative Commissioner of Education, Frank Edelblut, has made great strides. By enacting legislation that promises to allow parents to choose educational options that best meet the needs of their children (despite bitter opposition from public school administrators and their teacher union fellow travelers.) SB 8 (2017), “the …

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Powerful Tool to Find Educational Opportunities

School Choice for New Hampshire released a new online tool that will help Granite State families find educational opportunities across the entire state. SCNH created an interactive map that displays all the chartered public and nonpublic schools, as well as homeschool co-ops and resource centers. Like similar maps, it is easy to navigate, scroll across …

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Attempts to End an Educational Option Before It Begins

The innovative Learn Everywhere program is facing two attacks before it is even implemented. Senate Bill 140, introduced by Senator Jay Kahn, is a blatant partisan power-move against the program and headed for Governor Sununu’s desk. Learn Everywhere also has a critical vote by the state Board of Education at their next meeting on June 13th. …

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