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Act Now to Keep NH Free From Vouchers

Betsy DeVos has made it a priority to greatly expand the use of public money for private and religious school tuition vouchers. Her plan has made it to the floor of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in the form of Senate Bill 193, or SB19. SB193 would rob millions of dollars from our public schools to be used as vouchers to pay private and religious school tuition.

NEA-NH Election Notice

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NEA-NH Municipal Election Recommendations

NEA-NH’s recommendations for the November 7, 2017 elections can be found here. Included with the recommendations is information on polling locations and other ballot questions. Every vote matters — be sure to encourage your friends and family to make it out to the polls.  

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ACA 2018 Exchange Enrollment Begins Nov 1; What You Need to Know

If you have members, family, or friends who need to enroll or re-enroll in a 2018 health insurance exchange marketplace plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), please share the following with them in light of a series of actions taken by the Trump administration. The administration’s actions include cutting the ACA’s enrollment period, scheduling maintenance of the HealthCare.gov website during high enrollment days, and cutting ACA advertising and outreach efforts.   1. Open Enrollment Period has been cut by 6 weeks Open enrollment for plans offered on federally-facilitated and state-based exchange marketplaces begins Wednesday, November 1, 2017, and runs until midnight December 15, 2017. Some state-based exchange marketplaces have longer enrollment periods, that run beyond December 15, so check with your state.   2. The HealthCare.gov website will be

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NEA-New Hampshire’s 2018 Legislative Priorities

Another legislative session begins soon, and NEA-NH is ready to promote and defend public education and educators in Concord. Vouchers: Regardless of what they’re called; vouchers, education savings accounts, or tuition tax credits; these schemes all rob public schools of vital public funding and resources.  Taxpayer money from hard working families across the state should not end up in the untraceable bank accounts of private schools. A child’s opportunity for success should never be left to chance – whether it’s a charter school lottery or a privater school voucher – both are risky propositions with no assurances.  What every child needs is a quality, well-equipped school right in their neighborhood where they can learn, be inspired, and thrive. Instead of taking away funds from our public schools and handing them

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Money Available for School Sports Teams in New Hampshire from California Casualty

The race for a 2018 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from California Casualty is now on. Public high schools and middle schools in New Hampshire that are in need of financial help for their sports programs are encouraged to apply at www.calcasathleticsgrant.com. Applications must be received by January 15, 2018 for consideration for the 2017/2018 academic year.  Qualifying teams can score up to $3,000. The grant is named for California Casualty Chairman Emeritus Tom Brown, who understands that valuable lessons such as pride and confidence lead to success in the classroom and in the community. Last year, Manchester West High School received $1,000. It was one of 79 public middle and high schools from 33 states that shared $83,000 in athletic grants from California Casualty. Many of the schools face

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Attend Learning Forward New Hampshire’s Annual Conference

Learning Forward New Hampshire (LFNH), in conjunction with CEEDAR ( Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform), is holding a professional learning conference targeting four important evidence-based practices (EBPs) and frameworks. The NH/CEEDAR partnership is working to ensure all students have equitable access to educators prepared to meet their individual needs. Learning Forward builds the capacity of educators to establish, lead and sustain highly effective professional learning This year’s annual conference, “The 6 Core Principles of Improvement” takes place FRIDAY, NOV. 17TH, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at NHTI, Concord’s Community College, Grappone Hall, College Drive in Concord. Conference Breakout Session Topics Include: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) with Dr. Noel Albert Culturally Responsive Teaching with Dr. Erica McCray Evidenced-based Practices for the

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2nd NH Summit on Digital Equity, November 3

There’s still time to register for the 2nd NH Summit on Digital Equity, held on Friday. November 3, from 8:25 a.m. to 2:45 pm at New England College. The National Collaborative for Digital Equity at New England College cordially invites you to join them for the nation’s second statewide summit on digital equity.  At the first summit last February, they helped nearly a dozen NH communities explore whether and how best to form school/community partnerships to close the digital divide at home for low income learners of all ages. Since then, great progress has been made: More than a dozen NH neighborhoods, schools and communities have formed GenYes chapters for the first time, equipping youths with the skills to provide tech support for non-tech savvy educators, relatives and neighbors. The

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New Hampshire Retired Educators Annual Fall Meeting

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Elks Lodge 500 Jones Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801 Fall Meeting Buffet Lunch Menu Italian Buffet featuring Chicken Parmesan, Haddock, Pasta, Salad, Rolls Dessert: Strawberries and Ice Cream PLEASE NOTE THE DATE AND PLACE ON YOUR CALENDAR AND PLAN TO ATTEND. YOUR VOICE IS IMPORTANT! 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. – Registration, Coffee, tea and assorted breakfast pastries 10:00 to 11:45 a.m. – BUSINESS MEETING President Sandra Amlaw, presiding 11:45 to 12:30 p.m. – PROGRAM Magician Melles 12:30 p.m. – BUFFET LUNCHEON Cost: $25 per person* Reservation Deadline: October 12, 2017 Call Connie George, 603-774-1092 to reserve your spot. *if a member is not staying for lunch, there will be a $5 registration fee to cover the cost of materials, coffee, and pastries.

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