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Freshman, Fresh Start

This past year has been hard on everyone, but particularly devastating for many high school students. They’ve endured missed milestones and learning loss right as they’re preparing for the critical transition to college and the workforce. It’s a big problem with no single solution. Speaking with colleagues who work in education, we’re all trying to […]

The front door at Stepping Stones, a new resource for homeless youth in Greater Nashua.

Stepping Stones Provides a Path for Nashua Youth

Just as important as education in New Hampshire are the programs and people who facilitate access to education. And if you’re a homeless youth, you may find just the paperwork itself to be a major barrier. That’s where Stepping Stones comes in. Stepping Stones Founded just 9 weeks ago, Stepping Stones seeks to support homeless […]

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Tuition Dollars for College Students in NH

New Tuition Dollars for College Students Because of the pandemic, college students have hit additional financial barriers to continuing their education. As a result, students are taking fewer credits, or taking time off. However, the new federal stimulus can help. The Tuition Assistance through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act can provide […]

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Managing Stress

Students of all ages are dealing with new levels of stress, and as the pandemic wears on many teachers have incorporated de-stressing activities into the day. Stress might be harder to identify in young learners. According to the World Health Organization, children may show their stress by being more clingy, anxious, withdrawn, or agitated. Even […]

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Remote Kindergarten in a Pandemic

I am working remotely, alongside my daughter who is enrolled in a school that is 100 percent remote. Now 4 weeks in, we’re getting used to a routine of live video lessons and independent work via Google Classroom. Every week, she has math, science, art, and music on rotation. And everyday students have morning meeting […]

Admissions staff serve students remotely and in-person ahead of fall 2020.

Free Tuition Announced at NH’s Community College – But What Does That Mean?

In July, the Community College System of New Hampshire announced tuition and fees relief for new and returning students who have been financially impacted by COVID-19. And the “financial impact” piece can mean a range of things; from being furloughed, to having increased food and utility costs because children are spending more time at home. […]