Tag Archives: Kindergarten

Keno-Garten is officially on the books now in New Hampshire

Keno-Garten is officially on the books now in New Hampshire.  Governor Christopher Sununu signed the bill into law yesterday.  For those who’ve forgotten or are otherwise unaware, the funding mechanism for Full Day K, as it’s called, is the gambling … Continue reading

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NH Republicans Work Together to Pass State Budget, Full-Day Kindergarten

In two legislative victories for Gov. Chris Sununu, he saw Republicans unite to pass a state budget and full-day kindergarten. The New Hampshire House and Senate met Thursday for the final session of the legislative year in their respective chambers, and … Continue reading

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The #VolinskyConstitution

As usual, I find myself in disagreement with State Senator Jeb Bradley (RINO – Wolfeboro).  More specifically, I think Bradley’s observation that Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky (Communist – Concord) is trying to create political cover for Democrats in the New … Continue reading

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Compromise full-day kindergarten plan heads to Legislature

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers appointed to develop a compromise plan to provide public funding for full-day kindergarten reached a deal Thursday, moving one of Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s priorities another step forward. Nearly 75 percent of New … Continue reading

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No Reliable Funds for Kenogarten

Rich Girard examines Mayor Gatsas’ very legitimate questions about Kenogarten funding for full-day kindergarten. Great segment. Give it a listen. More… Girard at Large | Audio

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NH House OKs Bill Funding Full-Day Kindergarten with Keno

The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday to fund full-day kindergarten in the state. The final vote was 231 to 100. Under the measure, $1100 per pupil would be sent to school districts for the full-day kindergarten programs. But those … Continue reading

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New Hampshire House eyes lottery game for kindergarten funds

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Legislators in New Hampshire are eying a new option to fund full-day kindergarten for the state — a lottery game called Keno which the state Senate has frequently opposed in the past. Budget writers are expected … Continue reading

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House Approves Full-Day Kindergarten, Democrats Claim Legislative Victory

In a win for Gov. Chris Sununu’s agenda, the New Hampshire House gave a preliminary vote of approval for full-day kindergarten. While some are calling it a bipartisan victory, the state Democratic Party is taking credit for the proposal getting … Continue reading

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Playtime’s over, kindergartners

“This is causing a lot of anxiety,” the teacher said. “Kindergarten should be happy and playful. It should be art and dancing and singing and learning how to take turns. Instead, it’s frustrating and disheartening.” More… | NYP H/T Doris … Continue reading

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Full Day Kindergarten Could Still Be Stopped

The Full Day Kindergarten Bill passed the Senate and the House but must now go before the  NH House Finance Committee. It could, in theory, be stopped. Public Hearing: 05/09/2017 02:30 PM LOB 210-211 H/T | Rep. Keith Murphy

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