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House to vote on SB 193 on Wednesday, January 3

The New Hampshire House is scheduled to vote on SB 193, the bill that creates a statewide voucher program through education freedom savings accounts, on Wednesday, January 3.

The House Education Committee recommended the bill ought to pass as amended in a 10-9 vote.

Read Reaching Higher NH’s full coverage of the bill here.

LSR 2190 relates to the appropriation of taxes to the school building aid fund

Title: “Relative to the provision allowing operators to retain a portion of meals and rooms taxes collected and the appropriation of meals and rooms tax revenues to school building aid”

Sponsor: Rep. Michael Cahill (D-Newmarket)

LSR 2161 relates to the teachers’ voting requirement for becoming a charter conversion school

Title: “Relative to the teachers’ voting requirement for becoming a charter conversion school”

Sponsors: Rep. Gregory Hill (R-Northfield), Senator John Reagan (District 17), Rep. Carol McGuire (R-Epsom)

LSR 2160 removes the limitation of charter schools incurring long term debt

Title: “Removing the limitation on a chartered public school incurring long term debt”

Sponsors: Rep. Gregory Hill (R-Northfield), Senator John Reagan (District 17), Rep. Carol McGuire (R-Epsom)

LSR 2131 sets policies regarding public charter schools

Title: “Relative to policies regarding public charter schools”

Sponsor: Rep. Timothy Horrigan (D-Durham)

LSR 2115 sets requirements for private schools that contract with school districts

Title: “Relative to the requirements for private schools that contract with school districts”

Sponsor: Rep. Tamara Le (D-North Hampton)

LSR 2111 relates to certification requirements for assistant principals

Title: “Relative to certification requirements for assistant principals”

Sponsor: Rep. Lynne Ober (R-Hudson)

LSR 2104 relates to the criteria for charter school teachers

Title: “Relative to the criteria for teachers in charter schools”

Sponsor: Rep. Janice Schmidt (D-Nashua)

LSR 2100 requires a civics exam as a high school graduation requirement

Title: “Requiring a civics examination as a high school graduation requirement”

Sponsors: Rep. Michael Moffett (R-Loudon), Senator John Reagan (District 17)

LSR 2048 relates to the renomination of teachers

Title: “Relative to the renomination of teachers”

Sponsor: Rep. Herbert Richardson (R-Lancaster)

LSR 2041 requires certain schools to establish nondiscrimination and background check policies

Title: “Requiring certain schools to establish nondiscrimination and employee background check policies”

Sponsor: Rep. Linda Tanner (D-Georges Mills)

LSR 2040 requires districts to report on gifted students

Title: “Requiring school districts to submit an annual report concerning gifted students”

Sponsor: Rep. Michael Moffett (R-Loudon)

LSR 2038 relates to the retention of IEPs

Title: “Relative to the retention of records of individualized education plans.”

Sponsor: Rep. Gregory Hill (R-Northfield)

LSR 2006 allows parents to opt their children out of the statewide assessment

Title: “Authorizing a parent to exempt his or her child from participating in the statewide assessment”

Sponsor: Rep. Victoria Sullivan (Manchester)

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