October 07, 2014
On August 28, 2014, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled that parents have the right to use scholarships funded by private contributions via the NH education tax credit for schools of their choice, including religious schools – that the plaintiffs had no standing in the case. Because donations to a scholarship organization are donated by businesses and are not government dollars, the highest court in NH said these plaintiffs had no grounds on which to make their claims that
August 28, 2014
To date, the Network for Educational Opportunity has had more than 1,500 scholarship applicants – bright, young, talented students, many trapped by their zip code in settings that are failing to meet their individual learning needs.
We are thrilled that the New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled unanimously today that empowering parents to make educational decisions for their children does not violate any provision of our state constitution.
We are delighted that for theRead More...
June 10, 2014
The time for helping needy students fund specialized education that spikes achievement, remedies poor results, and prevents bullying is now—businesses, too, benefit
Concord, NH — The Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO) announced today that the June 15th deadline for businesses to take advantage of the New Hampshire Education Tax Credit is fast approaching. Applications and contributions directly to NEO can be done here www.networkforeducation.org.
May 28, 2014
Scholarships from the Network for Educational Opportunity give low & moderate income students the ability to attend a private school or an out-of-district public school of their choice, or afford homeschooling. New Hampshire is the only state in the country in which such scholarship money can be used to help homeschoolers.
Homeschooling has grown over the years to well over 2 million children and is seeing superb results. Children are thriving academically, socially andRead More...
April 17, 2014
Despite the chilly temperature, approximately 50 people, including more than a dozen children, arrived early to participate in a demonstration prior to the hearing. Although the court staff brought in additional seating, the room could not accommodate everyone who arrived in support of the scholarship program.
Once the hearing began, the attorneys were riddled with questions from the justices. Many of the questions centered on charitable donations to religiousRead More...