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As school year starts, talk of new testing begins in Manchester

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Gone is NECAP, the five-state New England Common Assessment Program that was given in October and created anxiety among school administrators. Welcome Smarter Balanced Assessment, which is designed...

From left, Valerie, Christopher, and Chris Hamilton at PSU Move-In Day Monday.

Mixed emotions on Move-In Day at Plymouth State

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Chris and Valerie Hamilton leaned on a concrete wall outside of Smith Hall at Plymouth State University Monday afternoon, looking exhausted. And sad.

Manchester aldermen to discuss Bronstein Park

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Shortly after Manchester schools conclude the first day of the 2014-15 academic year on Wednesday, city officials will tackle a related issue: whether to close a popular park during school hours.

Teens well-PREP'ed in NH concerning pregnancy

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The name says a lot. PREP is a federally funded program aimed at preventing teen pregnancy; the acronym stands for Personal Responsibility Education Program.

Manchester school officials back proposed evaluation system

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City school officials are defending a proposed teacher evaluation system that would give "ineffective" educators up to three years to improve before facing termination and make "student growth" count...

UNH student reports attempted abduction; Police step up patrols as school year starts

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The University of New Hampshire and Durham police departments were increasing patrols this weekend after a UNH student reported an attempted abduction off-campus.

Football players Aaron Saucier, left, and Mike Akinlosotu carry refrigerators for incoming freshmen at St. Anselm College on Friday.

Helping hands for new St. Anselm students in Manchester on move in day

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Incoming students moving into St. Anselm on move in day got help from football players from the school.

Education business tax credit program upheld

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Supporters of tuition tax credit scholarships called a state Supreme Court decision Thursday a victory for religious freedom and school choice, but those who sued the state over the new program say...

Ninety-nine freshmen from Hooksett were among the students changing classes Thursday, opening day for Pinkerton Academy in Derry.

Pinkerton: 'No surprises' on first day with additional Hooksett students

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Pinkerton Academy administrators said the first day of school went well on Thursday, including the arrival of 99 freshmen from Hooksett.

Request to start funding Londonderry auditorium may go to voters in March

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A study committee tasked with compiling options to build a community and school auditorium in Londonderry released its recommendations this week.

Manchester Youth Leadership Academy will start Sept. 23

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Applications are now open for the fall Youth Leadership Academy for Manchester School District high school students.

Kaylee Degan is happy to see art teacher Amanda Luter on the first day of school Thursday.

New school year kicks off in style in Wilton/Lyndeborough

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WILTON and LYNDEBOROUGH – The school buses rolled on Thursday morning in many communities. In Wilton and Lyndeborough excited students carried new backpacks filled with school supplies and...

Education business tax credit program upheld; Hassan asks lawmakers to repeal the law

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Hassan asks lawmakers to repeal business tax credit scholarship program after New Hampshire Supreme Court allows program to stand.

PSU recognizes 3 professors for their scholarship, service

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Professors Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Mark Green were honored by their Plymouth State University faculty colleagues at Wednesday's Faculty Day.

Unity Elementary School off to late start

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The start of school for Unity Elementary School students has been pushed back a week. School was set to start Tuesday, but will now start Monday, Sept 8.

 NH Angle
Links to news and happenings around the world with a Granite State connection updated daily.

0 As feds get work under way on NH Jobs Corps center, it's planning to close similar centers across the nation

0 NH leads nation in infant measles, mumps and rubella vaccination rate says CDC

0 VNEWS.com: High school fatigue; teens need more sleep

0 Dartmouth graduate's fraternity tell-all details swimming in urine, eating vomit omelets

0 NHSUPCO plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge tax credits-for-scholarships law

1 Judge refuses to let Portsmouth teen go to already-paid-for college in Calif. while awaiting trial

0 New assistant principal placed on administrative leave over video of student on toilet

0 NHPR Audio: No New Hampshire schools signing on to FDA 'Free Lunch' program

0 Volcanic eruptions, oil spills, bacterial outbreaks all land in the laps of government science advisers and put them to the test

0 Keene Sentinel: Answers are needed in the case of a fired Keene State employee

0 Slots sought for students displaced by sudden closure of Lebanon College

0 Girl Scout survey finds NH is best place in nation to raise girls

0 NHPR audio: Four new charter schools set to open in New Hampshire

0 Conval board members say running special education program more cost efficiently shouldn't be discussed

0 UNH working to breed better strawberries

0 Dartmouth College ends fiscal year with a record $287 million in fundraising

0 Keene State mum on suspension of veteran track coach

0 Claremont postmaster indicted for alleged thefts from PTO

0 Concord Monitor: People who think state and local government know best how to educate kids are misguided

0 Franklin Pierce president stepping down after tough year

0 Proceeds from student's Saturday yard sale in Laconia to help poor kids

0 Tooth Fairy feels the pinch after overspending

0 Dartmouth introduces 'gender-inclusive' bathrooms

0 Growing number of minority populations in state's public schools

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