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The State Rules Against Farmington, Again

Recent Privatization of Food Services Ruled Unlawful CONCORD, NH (April 10, 2014) – The Public Employee Labor Relations Board, PELRB, has ruled that the Farmington Schools District has violated New Hampshire labor laws when they outsourced and privatized food services in the district. The decision to privatize food services, made during a last-minute board meeting […]

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NEA-NH President McGilvray’s “Raise Your Hand” Interview

NEA-NH President Scott McGilvray appeared on WTSN-AM’s Open Mic this morning to talk about Common Core and Smarter Balanced Assessments.  You can hear the entire interview here.      

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NEA-NH 2014 Election Results

Use of electronic balloting increases participation by more than 400% from last year. The NEA-NH Elections committee announced the results of this year’s election today.  2014 marks the first year that NEA-NH utilized electronic balloting for its internal elections. NEA Director, 3-year term: Bonnie Doherty, 730 Write-in, 13 NEA-NH Executive Board – ESP Representative, 2-year […]

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N.H. House votes against dismantling Common Core

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Concord Monitor staff Thursday, March 27, 2014 Five bills aimed at scaling back portions of the Common Core education standards or the new tests associated with them failed to gain support in the House yesterday. “Termination for all this effort and activity would be nothing less than chaotic for our students, teachers […]

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Legislative Update: Crossover Edition

Crossover Day is upon this session of the New Hampshire Legislature. Crossover day is the deadline for all House bills to go to the Senate and all Senate bills to go to the House. If a bill is defeated or is referred for study, it does not crossover to the other legislative body. If the bill […]

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NEA-NH Announces Award Winners

During their recent Delegate’s Assembly, NEA-New Hampshire announced the winners of the Association’s awards for 2014. Large Local of the Year – Windham Education Association The Large Local of the Year Award was presented to the Windham Education Association.  After suffering contract rejections by voters for two straight years, the WEA banded together last May […]

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“Smarter Balanced Assessment is much harder, but that’s the whole point.”

Dear New Hampshire House Representative, The 16,000 member NEA-NH supports Smarter Balanced Assessment and the Education Committee recommendation to send HB1432 to interim study. Yes,  Smarter Balanced Assessment is much harder than what educators and kids are used to, but that’s the whole point. When I go to national NEA meetings and hear of all […]

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NHFTL Children’s Fund and Margarita’s Team-up for Fundraiser

Improving the lives of New Hampshire public school children since 1996. Created in 1996 by NEA–New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Foundation for Teaching and Learning Children’s Fund has been focused on improving teaching, student learning and education for public school teachers and students across the state. Join us at Margaritas Mexican Restaurants throughout New Hampshire […]

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