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Technical Advisories


Alternative Education Tuition and Transportation Reimbursement Acrobat Reader (Issued October 15, 2008) Revised October 13, 2010.

Course Level Competencies and Grading (Clarification relative to Ed 306.27) Acrobat Reader

Graduation Rate Calculation Acrobat Reader (Issued December 3, 2010)

Home Education

Notification of change in the procedure for establishing a Home Education program and evaluation procedures Acrobat Reader (Issued June 20, 2012) Subject: HB 545 and 1571 - This advisory is in response to changes to the Home Education laws 2012

Compulsory Attendance Acrobat Reader (Issued August 31, 2009)
New compulsory attendance provisions affecting home education programs for sixteen and seventeen year old students in New Hampshire.

Notification of change in the procedure for establishing a Home Education program Subject: HB 406 -This advisory is in response to the new Home Education law and will be housed on the home education Web site. (Issued June 19, 2006) Revised February 19, 2009

Pupil Safety & Violence Prevention Act Acrobat Reader (Issued September 15, 2010)

Raising the Compulsory Age of School Attendance Acrobat Reader (Issued August 28, 2009)

Teacher Performance Evaluation Systems Acrobat Reader (Issued November 20, 2013)

School Choice Guidance Acrobat Reader (Issued June 26, 2009) Revised December 19, 2011

School Health Services

Ed 311.02 Medication During School Day Acrobat Reader (Issued August 28, 2008) Revised September 4, 2008 (a portion of Ed 311.02 was left off, no other changes were made)

School Employee Criminal History Records Check Acrobat Reader (Issued September 18, 2010)

School Year for Nonpublic Schools

Ed 401.03 Standard School Year and Modifications Acrobat Reader (Issued July 27, 2007)

Statewide Assessment Participation and Course Material Exemptions Acrobat Reader (Issued May 23, 2014)

Title Funds and Charter Schools Acrobat Reader (Issued June 12, 2008)

Truancy Law Acrobat Reader (Issued December 30, 2010)

School Approval Standards

The purpose of these Technical Assistance Advisories is to provide clear and concise guidance for school administrative units and school districts regarding state standards for public school approval.

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Advisory # Description
Advisory #1 Issued November 29, 2005
Advisory #2 Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) (Issued January 18, 2006) Revised April 6, 2006
Advisory #3 School Year (Issued February 3, 2006) (Revised July 27, 2007) Revised December 22, 2011
Advisory #4 School Facilities (Issued February 14, 2006) Revised April 6, 2006
Advisory #5 Health Education Program (Issued March 30, 2006) Revised October 2, 2008
Advisory #6 Required Subjects and Credits for High School Graduation (Algebra Credit ) (Issued March 30, 2006)
Advisory #7 (Ed 306.21 has been changed and now includes the information in this advisory) Off-Site Programs (Issued April 6, 2006) Revised August 10, 2007
Advisory #8 Social Studies (Table 306-2) what students need to take in order to graduate (Issued April 6, 2006)
Advisory #9 Social Studies Program (Issued April 6, 2006)
Advisory #10 Professional Development (Issued April 6, 2006)
Advisory #11 School Health Services (Issued April 26, 2006; revised April 16, 2008) Revised September 4, 2008
Advisory #12 Competency Assessment of Student Mastery (Issued May 2, 2006)
Advisory #13 Food and Nutrition Services - Ed 306.11(a)-(f) - (Issued June 14, 2006)
Advisory #14 Alternative Compliance (Issued June 28, 2006)
Advisory #15 Establishing Policy for Minimum Standards (Issued October 25, 2006)
Advisory #16 Alternative Pathways to Graduation (Issued August 10, 2007)
Advisory #17 Student Accounting (Issued August 10, 2007) Revised April 6, 2010
Advisory #18 Kindergarten (Issued January 12, 2009)
Advisory #19 School Year – Closing Under Emergency Conditions (Issued August 11, 2010)
Advisory #20 High School Course-Level Competencies Validation (Issued November 30, 2010)
Advisory #21 Food and Nutrition Services - Ed 306.02, 306.04, and 306.11 - (Issued March 8, 2012)

Technical Advisories (TA) are issued to clarify best practices and to provide support at the local level. They will not be issued for all Ed 306 standards because some standards have not appreciably changed or do not need further clarification.

If there is a clarification needed please contact Roberta Tenney at (603) 271-2079 or Roberta.Tenney@doe.nh.gov.

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