... (not verified) - 1 December 2015 - 6:12pm
It's time that parents started demanding that the NH Department of Education follow the law. The Department released the results of the Smarter Balanced assessments on November 12, 2015.
Under RSA 193-C:10, parents may ask to INSPECT & REVIEW their child's assessment materials: the questions asked and the child's answers, plus any instructions given or supplementary materials related to the assessment.
... (not verified) - 1 December 2015 - 5:39pm
The NH Commissioner of Education promised the US Education Department that she would transition all NH school districts over to the controversial PACE (Performance Assessment Competency Education) program in her 2015 ESEA (No Child Left Behind) Waiver. The NH legislature refused to authorize PACE program which was proposed in HB 323. The state Senate eliminated PACE from the bill.
... (not verified) - 19 October 2015 - 2:41pm
On October 13th, the Nashua Board of Education voted that their superintendent release the preliminary Smarter Balanced Assessment results to the Board members prior to the NH Department of Education's November 12th scheduled timeline, giving the superintendent a October 21st deadline.
You can watch to the 10/13/15 Nashua Board of Education meeting using this link:
doris - 11 July 2015 - 9:03am
U.S. HOUSE Betrays Parents & Passes the
Student Success Act, reauthorizing No Child Left Behind
The HOUSE vote on HR 5 was 218 to 213
... (not verified) - 26 June 2015 - 9:01am
This bill merely acknowledges that parents have the RIGHT to direct their child's education -- which includes REFUSING to allow their own child to participate in an assessment, which they perceive to be inappropriate for them.
doris - 8 June 2015 - 5:42pm
... (not verified) - 8 June 2015 - 5:32pm
... (not verified) - 19 May 2015 - 1:53pm
The 1990 Home Education law, RSA 193-A, is unconstitutional
State regulation of home education was accepted under duress in 1990. Parents were frightened with threats of even more intrusive regulations if they didn’t support the proposal under consideration.
The home education law, RSA 193-A is unconstitutional. A resolution seeking an opinion of the justices was submitted to the legislature in 1992 with HB 1470, but never answered.
... (not verified) - 17 May 2015 - 6:39pm
IT'S URGENT TO CONTACT THE SENATE AGAIN ASAP
-- WITHOUT SEN. JEB BRADLEY'S AMENDMENT (1752s) TO HB 323 --
... (not verified) - 15 May 2015 - 3:42pm
Jane Robbins, Senior Fellow with the American Principles Project gave an in-depth presentation on Common Core's data collection and the interfacing State Longitudinal Data Systems: