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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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There’s More To The Stalin Resemblance Than Just The Mustache

This: That’s a great mustache you are sporting Stevie: Befitting of a petty, vindictive, drunk-on-power, tin-pot tyrant who would ban scarves because they symbolize the underprivileged youth you want to prevent from attending schools they love and are thriving in. Because you and your fellow Democrats believe in the Stalinist model of education, where schools …

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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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A Busy Week for ‘School Choice’ In New Hampshire

It’s a busy week for school choice! The House Ways and Means Committee will vote on HB 632, the bill that seeks to repeal the Education Tax Credit (ETC) scholarship program, on Wednesday, March 13th, starting at 10:00am. They held two public hearings on the bill – Part 1 and Part 2. Please continue to contact the committee leading up their …

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Refuse State Testing

It’s that time of year again when school districts across the state begin extensive preparations for the annual statewide assessment. Students take multiple practice exams, losing important instructional time, so they score well to make districts and schools look their best. The exam is given to students in grades 3 through 8, and 11 over several …

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