Tag Archives: Children

UNH, surveys on children, and who is looking out for them? WARNING to PARENTS

Now that New Hampshire has a law (signed by Governor Sununu in 2017) that requires informed written consent from parents/guardians before a school district can administer a non-academic survey, I wanted to share an e-mail exchange between a professor at … Continue reading

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Child Poverty Down in NH, But Pockets Persist

CONCORD, N.H. — The Granite State is making progress in reducing poverty, according to the latest numbers. But some groups are seeing only limited gains as the state recovers from the Great Recession. Phil Sletten, policy analyst with the New … Continue reading

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Claremont Mandates Lead Screenings for Students

The parking lot was overflowing at Claremont’s back-to-school fair this year, held at a playing field just outside of downtown. Families with young kids checked out the fire truck and race cars, and visited booths offering back-to-school info, giveaways and … Continue reading

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23 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do

Even though the modern world isn’t any more dangerous than it was thirty or forty years ago, it feels like a more perilous place. Or, more accurately, we inhabit the world today in a way that’s much more risk averse; for a variety … Continue reading

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Raising Voluntary Children in Community

This is a cross-post from Freecoast.org, and was posted in an effort to raise awareness for the Fourth Annual Freecoast Festival. Hope to see you there! From 2010-2014 I ran a summer camp on the Northern shores of Oneida Lake in Upstate … Continue reading

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Report: NH tops nation in protecting children from death, other ‘childhood ending’ factors

New Hampshire ranks first in the nation in protecting children from death and other factors that could end their childhoods early, according to a new report by Save the Children, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The report says that the United … Continue reading

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Where are the Children?

In all the discussions, testimonies, and articles about the proposed school choice ESA, the opposition refuses to comment on the educational effects on children. Where are the children in their comments? Why don’t they focus on the impact it has … Continue reading

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