... (not verified) - 20 April 2015 - 5:24pm
On Tuesday, April 21st at 2:00 pm there will be a public hearing on House Bill 383, relative to Immunization / Vaccination Registry, in Room 101 of the Legislative Office Building in Concord.
... (not verified) - 20 April 2015 - 8:27am
My name is Heidi Sampson, I am a member of the State Board of Education in Maine. I am in no way speaking for the Maine SBE, but as a concerned citizen who has a vested interest in NH.
... (not verified) - 15 April 2015 - 10:57pm
The NH Commissioner of Education refuses to meet with the Manchester School Committee, the largest district in the state. She refuses to be questioned in public. She will only meet in a non-public setting.
The Commissioner explains that she already meets with the Manchester superintendent on a regular basis, why should she make time for the school committee?
... (not verified) - 14 April 2015 - 10:41am
Amendment to HB 323 by Sen. Kevin Avard and Rep. JR Hoell, Dunbarton
HB 323 AMENDMENT
Amend the bill by replacing all after the enacting clause with the following:
... (not verified) - 11 April 2015 - 2:42am
... (not verified) - 1 April 2015 - 7:17pm
New Hampshire State Representative Mel Myler, a Contoocook Democrat, went on a rant today against his constituents during a House Education Committee executive session on Senate Bill 101, prohibiting the state from requiring the implementation of common core standards.
... (not verified) - 1 April 2015 - 3:05pm
This is the US Department of Education letter authorizing the pilot PACE program. It is being touted as a way to restore local control and eliminate over-testing. That is just hype and empty promises with very little basis in reality.
Forget LOCAL CONTROL under the PACE program. It's just a more elaborate and invasive weekly assessment program under State control.
... (not verified) - 1 April 2015 - 9:55am
... (not verified) - 1 April 2015 - 12:49am
House Education Committee Chairman Rick Ladd just introduced a dangerous amendment to HB 323, which was precipitously passed by the House. There was no time for a careful review by House members, nor any opportunity for the public to comment on this proposal. It was a last minute floor amendment on a very busy sesssion day when everyone was already overloaded.
... (not verified) - 1 April 2015 - 12:07am
WIth the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Flexibilty Waiver Renewal being submitted on March 31st, the NH Commissioner of Education is now proposing to replace some of the over-testing with Smarter Balanced and replace it with the Performance Asessment Competency Education (PACE) program.