Education

SB 318 – Email for Public Schools

SB 318 – Email for Public Schools

From our Education Desk: Would you be willing to send an email in support of SB 318?  This bill will help address school funding inequities that work against property-poor towns, help public schools meet the workforce needs of New Hampshire businesses, and increase the rate at which low income and underachieving students […]

SB 193  Good News!

SB 193 Good News!

Finally Good News on the School Voucher Bill,  but one more things to do to seal the deal! Full House Votes on May 3rd! Please send a quick email.  The House Finance Committee voted 14:12 to recommend that the House refer SB193 for interim study.  Three Republicans joined with the Dems […]

SB 193 School Voucher Bill

SB 193 School Voucher Bill

Hi Huddle Friends,  We need a quicky email.  Hampton people, we especially need you, see below. The Governor is pulling out all the stops to pressure Republicans to vote for the school voucher bill.  Even though the Finance Comm. subcommittee voted 7:1 to send the bill for further study (which […]

SB 193 School Vouchers – revised and still Awful

SB 193 School Vouchers – revised and still Awful

It’s time to call and write your representatives about SB 193, the statewide voucher bill SB 193 was introduced in the Senate in January, 2017 and has been through extensive changes and debates since then.  Now it is all coming to a head. On March 9th at 1:00 PM in room 210-11 of the […]

SB 193  School Voucher Bill  NEED HELP QUICKLY: TODAY

SB 193 School Voucher Bill NEED HELP QUICKLY: TODAY

From our Education Desk,  Bill Duncan There is a chance to defeat SB 193,  the school voucher bill, by making very targeted phone calls and talking with  specific with legislators.  Please dial in at 2:00 today, Sunday to learn how.    Super easy, Bill promised. He does a lot for […]

Report on Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut’s Town Hall Meeting

Report on Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut’s Town Hall Meeting

Under the headline, “Edelblut town hall draws ire as questions chosen by moderator ,” the Concord Monitor reports on yesterday’s town hall  meeting: New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut took – and sometimes ducked – questions from an oft-restive town hall audience at New England College on Friday.

Field Trip to Concord – Education Committee Hearing

Field Trip to Concord – Education Committee Hearing

Mary Ann and I went to a public hearing in Concord before the Senate Education Committee on proposed amendments to HB 356. These amendments would grant additional authority to the Commissioner of Education and make organizational changes to the Department of Education. Mary Ann testified, but since this was my […]