The assault on public education and collective bargaining has begun. With the loss of the Governor’s office last November, and the recent ratification of Betsy Devos as US Secretary of Education, the results could be devastating for New Hampshire public school students and educators. Ignoring the voices of over a million Americans, the Senate needed
The U.S. Senate approved Betsy DeVos, the embattled pick to lead the U.S. Department of Education. Educators across the nation spearheaded the opposition initially but the chorus against her nomination quickly mushroomed and took on a life of its own immediately following her confirmation hearing. “Mrs. DeVos’ clearly lacks even a basic understanding of federal
Schools should be havens. But right now, many of our students and educators are scared, anxious, and feeling threatened. Even before the election last month, New Hampshire teachers were witnessing the anxiety and fear that many of their students were experiencing. Ann McQuade, an ELL teacher in Manchester, a federally mandated refugee relocation center, works
Forty-nine New Hampshire high school academic teams competed on November 13 for a place in the 33rd season of GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE (GSC), New Hampshire Public Television’s academic quiz show. The teams gathered at Manchester Community College to take a written quiz in the hopes of winning a spot to play in the 2017 season.
New TV ad keeps Ayotte honest about her votes to cut Pell Grants and raise student loan interest rates. WASHINGTON—With all eyes focused on one of the most watched U.S. Senate races in the country, the NEA Advocacy Fund began running a new television ad accusing U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte of siding with special interests
BY JAYHAWKGIRL71 ON AUGUST 6, 2016 So we started doing the school supply shopping this week. A daunting task even as the kids get older and the lists get shorter. Gone in my house are the days when the most expensive item on the list was the ever-elusive “just this size” binder. Now, we’re talking
NH’s Largest Public Employee Union Backs Clinton for President CONCORD – Following Hillary Clinton’s remarks to the more than 7,500 delegates at the National Education Association’s 95th Representative Assembly, NEA-New Hampshire, the state’s largest public sector union, announced their recommendation of Hillary Clinton for President. “We are proud to join with educators from across the
Clinton delivers inspiring speech to America’s largest labor union WASHINGTON— In a spirited and energetic speech, former Secretary Hillary Clinton addressed the more than 7,500 delegates at the National Education Association’s 95th Representative Assembly (RA) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this morning. Clinton’s address was among the most rousing speeches she has given