June 28, 2012
Stay Tuned! Having championed the new legislation which creates private scholarships in New Hampshire, NEO is proud to announce that we will take the next logical step and implement the School Choice Scholarship Act in NH. We will both award scholarships to families and assist other interested non-profits in becoming Scholarship Organizations themselves. Thank you so much for your support.
Alan Schaeffer & Kate Baker
June 18, 2012
CONCORD – Sen. Jim Forsythe, R-Strafford, issued the following statement regarding today’s veto of SB 372 by Gov. John Lynch:
“This veto is incredibly disappointing considering how education tax credits in other states have been proven to improve performance, not only for the students receiving the scholarships, but for the public schools as well, due to increased competition. His statements on the financial impact to the local school districts are inaccurate. If he trulyRead More...
June 04, 2012
In April, more than a year ago, Senator Jim Forsythe presented a bill to study vouchers and charters to a house committee public hearing. Our own Alan Schaeffer attended the hearing on this bill. He gave testimony strongly suggesting the legislators add donation tax credit scholarships to their study and argued that donation tax credit funded scholarships are far superior and that vouchers would not be constitutionally viable in New Hampshire. They were very interested and hammeredRead More...