Tag Archives: Michelle Levell

Manifest Educational Hardship is Needed Relief

The House Education Committee recently held a public hearing on HB 1492, a bill that would respect families’ input and expand school boards’ options regarding Manifest Educational Hardship (MEH). It is already in statute (RSA 193:3) and often used by school … Continue reading

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Schedule for Week of February 5, 2018

All of our top-priority bills have held public hearings; now we wait for some amendments and executive sessions. The lull allows us to advocate for our bills while committees further deliberate. These bills include our analysis and recommendations. As a … Continue reading

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ESA bill in House Finance Committee

The House Finance Committee is considering SB 193, the Education Savings Account bill, and we expect them to schedule a session soon to vote on it. We need people to write to the committee urging them to support this critical … Continue reading

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Needless Homeschool Regulation

The House Education Committee recently held a public hearing on HB 1263, a bill that would reinstate unnecessary annual reporting requirements for homeschool students. Representatives Hall was packed with homeschool supporters, overflowing the chamber and gallery, extending to the elevators.  | Keep Reading … Continue reading

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Michelle Levell: Ask Your Legislators to Support School Choice

The House Finance Committee is considering SB 193, the Education Savings Account bill, and we expect them to schedule a session soon to vote on it. We need people to write to the committee urging them to support this critical … Continue reading

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Family Profile: Putting Pieces Together

This profile is from a single mom, a widow, who needed alternatives for her bright daughter. She managed to put the pieces together at a private school and today supports the Education Savings Account bill, SB 193, because it would put … Continue reading

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Family Profile: He Loves His School

We are fortunate to have many families reach out to us with their experiences regarding educational options. They are part of our Family Profile series. This week is recognized as National School Choice Week. Since its beginning in 2011, there have … Continue reading

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School Choice for NH: Schedule for Week of January 22, 2018

January is the most intense month when nearly all our bills have public hearings. There are three of particular note – HB 1263 would reinstate the annual reporting of homeschool year-end evaluations; HB 1492 expands Manifest Educational Hardship to consider … Continue reading

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Children are More Than Test Scores

The House Education Committee recently held a public hearing on HB 1744, a bill that would empower parents with the ability to refuse their children’s participation in statewide assessments. No one spoke against the bill. The committee has not voted on … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Is Not Neglect

Join us to SUPPORT House Bill 1650 that would level the playing field for homeschoolers facing truancy and educational neglect charges. Homeschooling is neither abuse nor neglect and should not be investigated as such. | Keep Reading at School Choice for NH

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