New Hampshire

A New Hampshire couple who alleged that the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act violated their rights to religious freedom lost their bid last week for a hearing in the U.S. Supreme Court.
November 24, 2004 – Education Week
The Londonderry, N.H., school board voted unanimously last week to affirm a ban on publishing a portrait of a student holding a gun in the high school yearbook.
October 20, 2004 – Education Week
High school students could earn academic credits for studying French in Paris, playing on their school football team, or strumming guitar in a rock band, under rules the New Hampshire's state school board is drafting.
September 8, 2004 – Education Week
New Hampshire was set to say goodbye next month to its controversial school finance system that borrows from wealthier districts to send property-tax money to schools in poorer areas.
June 9, 2004 – Education Week
Sen. Judd Gregg, the incoming chairman of the Senate education committee, brings a touch of New Hampshire to Washington with his blend conservatism and Yankee pragmatism. Includes "The Gregg Record."
January 8, 2003 – Education Week
New Hampshire's highest court, in a decision that school finance experts around the country will likely be studying in the coming months, has ruled that the Granite State is not doing enough to hold local schools accountable for the quality of education they provide.
May 1, 2002 – Education Week
New Hampshire legislators have approved a school finance plan that, on paper at least, presents a permanent solution to the state’s long-running problems in paying for its schools. But lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said last week that they expect to revisit the issue yet again next year.
July 11, 2001 – Education Week
New Hampshire's highest court last week upheld the constitutionality of the statewide property tax the state uses to pay for its schools.
May 9, 2001 – Education Week
Breaking with tradition, Gov. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire has proposed the state's first sales tax as a way to solve its long-running problems over how to pay for schools.
February 14, 2001 – Education Week
On the Ice: Expedition to Antarctica Kevin A. Lavigne awoke at 4 a.m., afraid that his chemistry students would ruin the experiment that had incubated for a month in his closet.
December 13, 2000 – Education Week

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