This year may be the most consequential election in our history. It starts next week with the New Hampshire primaries on Tuesday, September 13. NEA-New Hampshire’s Government Relations Committee and Executive Board have recommended 51 candidates in this year’s contested primaries. The complete list appears below. This year’s list includes 38 Democrats and 13 Republicans. “We need elected officials who will work together to ensure our educators are fairly compensated, our schools are fully funded, and every child receives a fair and equitable education,” said Megan Tuttle, NEA-New Hampshire President. “These elected officials start their journey as candidates who are […]
CONCORD, NH – AUGUST 30, 2022- Today, NEA-New Hampshire, the state’s largest association of public-school educators, announced their support for Donovan Fenton in the Senate District 10 Democratic Primary. “In his three terms in the NH House, Donovan has consistently been a vocal advocate for New Hampshire’s educators and for a strong public education earning our recommendation in the State Senate Primary,” said Megan Tuttle, NEA-New Hampshire President. “We need elected officials who will work together to ensure our educators are fairly compensated, our schools are fully funded, and every child receives a fair and equitable education. Donovan has proven […]
CONCORD, NH – AUGUST 29, 2022- Today, NEA-New Hampshire, the state’s largest association of public school educators, announced their support for Cinde Warmington in the Executive Council District 2 primary. During her time on the Executive Council, Cinde Warmington has listened to and respected educators. “We need Cinde on the Executive Council to continue the fight to protect and increase funding for public schools and make sure our students have the tools they need to succeed,” said Megan Tuttle, NEA-New Hampshire President. “Cinde has been the only Executive Councilor over the past 2 years willing to hold Frank Edelblut accountable, […]
Concord, NH – August 2, 2022 – NEA-NH announced their recommendation of Dr. Tom Sherman for Governor today during their annual Summer Leadership Week event. “Now more than ever, New Hampshire needs a Governor who will fight for students and educators. A leader who will support policies that ensure each child, regardless of who they are, has a chance to get a high-quality public education. NEA-NH believes that person is Dr. Tom Sherman,” said Megan Tuttle, NEA-New Hampshire President. “As governor, Tom Sherman will listen to the voices of educators, not attack them, and support a robust public education that […]
Association has long held that public education funding must be sufficient, equitable, and sustainable. JULY 27, 2022 – CONCORD, NH – The NEA-New Hampshire Executive Board voted to support the education funding lawsuit led by John Tobin, Natalie Laflamme and Andru Volinsky to force the state to address the vastly different rates placed on New Hampshire taxpayers based on decades of insufficient state funding for education. “We have long held that funding for public education regardless of your zip code must be sufficient, equitable, and sustainable,” said Megan Tuttle, NEA-New Hampshire President. “The current formula used in New Hampshire fails […]
Today, a bi-partisan majority in the House voted to reject HB 1431, which, even after the adoption of amendments, still required mandatory, immediate disclosure to parents about changes in gender identity and expression at school. We are glad to see that a bi-partisan majority of Representatives agree that HB 1431 would cause harm to vulnerable students, and undermine school efforts to create affirming, inclusive learning environments. We thank the many members of the House for ensuring this dangerous legislation did not become law in New Hampshire.