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
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
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
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 […]
June 8 State Board of Education Meeting: Speak at Public Comment or Write an Email
This is a key moment for New Hampshire’s State Board of Education. While the new commissioner is pushing for as much power as possible, the board has a new chairman, former Union Leader editorial page editor Drew Cline, and key policy issues are before the board right now. We need […]
Write to the New Hampshire Board of Education and the Commissioner about academic Standards!
Please, write the New Hampshire Board of Education and the Commissioner of Education in support of our current Common Core academic standards for English and math. Here are the details.
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
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 […]