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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.

Student Voices Project Award

Katie Theberge, an incoming Freshman at Laconia High School, has been an active participant in both Project EXTRA's 21st Century Community Learning Center afterschool and summer programs since 2006. She was selected by the US Department of Education (USED) to be a member of the Student Voices Project. USED will track the academic, social, and community service activities of each Student Voices Project participant to show the great work being done in their school and community as well as to inspire other youth. Katie recently attended the USED 21st CCLC Summer Conference in TX as a participant and presenter.

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August 7, 2015
U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for New Hampshire

July 29, 2015
The New Hampshire Afterschool Network, in collaborations with the NH Department of Education and Plymouth State University, was awarded a data grant from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) to expand its research on 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) program outcomes.

July 1, 2015
NH Highlighted in ASCD White Paper for Performance Assessment for Competency Education (PACE) Pilot

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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.

New Hampshire has earned the “meets requirement” determination based on the Federal Special Education Rating System. This is the fifth consecutive year that New Hampshire has achieved the highest state determination from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

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.

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