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The NHDOE is committed to helping students, parents, and educators (including teachers, principals, superintendents, and school communities) meet the educational needs of each student. This site provides a wealth of data and information about the NHDOE's programs, services, and initiatives at the fingertips of every citizen.

2016 NH Teacher of the Year announcement

Pictured left to right - Jean-Marie Beauchemin, Hannaford Supermarkets; Ashley Preston, and Heather Gage, NH DOE Chief of Staff

Ashley Preston, a preschool teacher at Parker Varney Elementary School in Manchester, is the 2016 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year.

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September 30, 2015
Two New Hampshire Schools Selected As Blue Ribbon Award Winners By U.S. Department of Education

September 24, 2015
New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) Science Test Results Released

September 21, 2015
Ashley Preston Named 2016 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year

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A Peek Inside New Hampshire’s Performance Assessment Pilot - In an interview with CCSSO’s Jennifer Poon, New Hampshire teacher Jennifer Deenik describes what it’s like to teach in a school, district, and state pushing the boundaries on student assessment and accountability.

The New Hampshire Department of Education has received approval from the US Department of Education to run a two-year pilot for accountability, entitled Performance Assessment for Competency Education (PACE). The NH Department of Education invites interested school districts to apply for pilot year two.

The U.S. Department of Education has released an important new guidance on Title I Schoolwide Programs.

The New Hampshire Department of Education submitted the Ensuring Equitable Access for all Students to Excellent Educators plan to the U.S. Department of Education to address the long-term needs for improving equitable access to great teachers in New Hampshire.

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