The cornerstone of the plan, to quadruple spending over the next decade for low-income students under the Title I program, would be off limits to NH unless it develops a different formula for school finance.
MANCHESTER — The parents of a Manchester boy who died after being swept away by a wave during a family vacation in North Carolina last year want to honor their son by donating a new playground to the elementary school he would have attended as a kindergartner this fall.
IMAGINE participating in a sporting event where success was all but guaranteed. …something like hitting a baseball in a park with a short fence, a chess match against someone who has never played, or a video game where you always manage to kill the zombie. It may not be the type of victory t…
CONCORD — The next frontier for school choice in New Hampshire took a decisive hit Thursday when a legislative rules panel blocked from moving forward the Learn Everywhere initiative of Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut.
MERRIMACK — A planning committee is recommending that school officials consider a full reconfiguration of the Merrimack High School campus, which could potentially include a new central office building in the center of the parcel.
CONCORD — An impromptu debate Tuesday between a disability rights expert and a school superintendent underlines a persistent controversy over how far a teacher can go to physically control a misbehaving child.
A former University of New Hampshire professor whose contract was not renewed last year claims he has been denied employment at the university because of his prior military service, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court.
PLYMOUTH — Foreign direct investment already creates more than 43,000 jobs in the Granite State. During a recent forum at Plymouth State University, representatives of business, academia and government explored ways of bringing in more of it.
In addition, renovation estimates for the existing middle schools in Nashua hover around $12 million for Fairgrounds Middle School, $24 million for Pennichuck Middle School and $93 million for Elm Street Middle School.
For a university president, James W. Dean Jr. writes in a style remarkably free of academic jargon. And that’s a good thing, since Dean, now president at the University of New Hampshire, is addressing non-academics in his new book, co-authored with Deborah Y. Clarke.
GOFFSTOWN — More than 250 female student athletes from schools across New Hampshire gathered at Saint Anselm College on Thursday to listen to messages of empowerment and a discussion on the challenges facing women today at a forum titled “Woman-to-Woman: Shooting for Greatness.”
CONCORD — Kimberly Piper-Stoddard, an English teacher for inmates at the men’s state prison in Concord, has been named New Hampshire’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, the first time ever the award has gone to a Department of Corrections educator at what is known as Granite State High School.
MANCHESTER — As protesters held signs claiming he was taking credit for funding he tried to cut, Gov. Chris Sununu visited the Bakersville Elementary School Monday with a ceremonial check representing $20.8 million in additional funding the Queen City will receive from the compromise state b…
The school board is standing by its decision to not publicly release the results of an independent investigation into the district’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations despite a push by a group seeking more transparency.
After more than three years since it was first banned by Dartmouth College, and after a year since it lost its national charter, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is due back before the Hanover Zoning Board of Adjustment.