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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.

2015 NH Teacher of the Year
2015 NH Teacher of the Year, Elizabeth Lichtenberg, was presented with a $5,000 check from the NH Lottery Commission at the Excellence in Education Awards Ceremony.

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March 17, 2015
Regional Network Selects Twenty New England Public Schools to Participate in New Personalized Learning Initiative

March 5, 2015
Governor Hassan, Department of Education Announce Federal Approval of New Hampshire’s Pilot Competency-Based Assessment Program

February 10, 2015
New Hampshire Joins the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)

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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.

All stakeholders are invited to take advantage of The State of NH Robotics Education Fund to support NH’s high school students, through investing in our secondary robotics fund. Expansion of STEM activities in our high schools will allow students to gain greater exposure to the advanced technology, necessary to maintain a skilled labor force, in support of the economic sustainability of NH’s workforce. Acrobat Reader

New Hampshire Deputy Commissioner of Education Paul Leather testified at the Health, Education, Labor & Pension (HELP) Committee Hearing on Fixing No Child Left Behind: Testing and Accountability)

New Hampshire: Our Story of Transformation - This publication represents our state’s story—one of the successes and struggles to transform an entire education system from the bottom up rather than the top down-to promote ownership and nurture real and lasting change.

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