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Southern Region NEA-NH Affiliated Locals Win at the Polls

In the Southern Region where NEA-NH local associations had contracts on the ballot, new contracts were passed by voters in the following towns: Pelham Education Association Hollis Education Association (Elementary) 3/13/19 Hollis Support Staff (Elementary) 3/13/19 Bedford Education Association Milford Teachers Association Milford Educational Personnel Association Salem School Custodians Employees Association Salem Association of Food Service Personnel Salem Educational Support Personnel Association Salem Educational Personnel Association

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Capital Region NEA-NH Affiliates See Contracts Approved at Polls and Town Meetings

NEA-NH local associations in the Capital Region saw their efforts to mobilize voters pay off as new collective bargaining agreements were approved at the polls last night and during Town Meetings earlier this month. The following NEA-NH affiliates have new CBAs now in place: Merrimack Valley Support Staff Association Hopkinton Education Support Staff Dunbarton Education Association Goffstown Education Association New Boston Education Association Weare Education Association John Stark Support Personnel Association Epsom Support Staff Association Deerfield Education Association

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NEA-NH Educator Contracts Approved in the Lakes Region

NEA-New Hampshire local affiliates in the Lakes Region did well at the polls last night, seeing educator contracts and school budgets passed in many towns. Barnstead Education Association – passed, funded, 3 year CBA, 2018-2021. Education Assistants of Laconia – passed, funded, 3 year CBA, 2018-2021. Education Association of Pittsfield – passed, funded, 3 year CBA, 2019-2022. Plymouth Education Association – passed, funded, 4 year CBA, 2018-2022. Prospect Mountain Teachers Association – passed, funded, 3 year CBA, 2018-2021. Shaker Regional Education Support Professional Association – passed, funded, 3 year CBA, 2019-2022. Waterville Valley Education Association – passed, funded, 3 year CBA, 2019-2022. Wentworth Education Association – passed, funded, 3 year CBA, 2019-2022. Winnisquam Regional Teachers Association – Meeting scheduled for March 23.

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NEA Member Benefits Introduces the Student Loan Forgiveness Navigator

In response to the serious student loan debt burden shouldered by many NEA members, NEA Member Benefits has teamed up with SAVI to offer a highly cost-effective and unique solution for navigating the maze of federal teacher loan forgiveness programs. The engine that powers the Student Loan Forgiveness Navigator (the “Navigator”) is the brainchild of SAVI, a Washington, DC-based company with a strong background in student loan policy and advocacy. The Navigator, dubbed the “Turbo Tax for Student Loans,” takes the guesswork and paperwork out of a very complex process to help borrowers make better decisions regarding the best plan for their circumstances. The online tool helps reduce the confusion among such options as loan repayment, forbearance, forgiveness and deferment; assists in the completion of complicated application paperwork; and makes

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From Our HCR Committee: 20 Black History Month Activities for February and Beyond

First, let it be said: Black history is American history. But observing Black History Month in February gives us a chance to be intentional about learning that history. Of course it is wonderful to recognize the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. But there are lots of ways to go beyond the typical inventors and sports heroes so that every child can connect to and learn from the amazing contributions of the African American community. Here are some of our favorite Black History Month activities for the classroom. Find out more

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Local Screening of To Kill a Mockingbird to be Catalyst for Conversation

On Sunday, January 27, 2019, the New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education (“NHICE”) will screen To Kill a Mockingbird as part of a multi-year statewide program designed to foster conversations with the public on law, justice, and civics. The screening will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire School of Law’s Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership, and Public Service in Concord, New Hampshire. There will be a break midway through the movie, and a light snack will be provided. The program was made possible with support from New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Read more…

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