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Schools Draft Fall Plans

In June, I read one of the most encouraging reports about a safe return to campus since the start of the pandemic. It described how daycare programs that stayed open for essential workers have successfully avoided outbreaks. However, the measures needed for success; such as keeping children in “pods” of 8, and isolating pods from each […]

Juliet, 3, getting used to the work-from-home routine.

NH Education Goes Online

It’s an interesting time in education. As we all know, New Hampshire leaders have asked us to stay home through May 4 to slow the spread of COVID-19. This means keeping up with school online to the best of our abilities. Now, we’re all about a month in to our “new normal.” So, how’s it […]

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The New Traditional Student

Change is a constant in New Hampshire education. I work at a New Hampshire community college, and we’re always evolving to accommodate new policy, technology, and new needs from the community. But one change I’m especially excited about is updating the idea of who “traditional” students are. For a long time, traditional college students were […]


Doing Good NH with Inter-Lakes Middle High School: Never Too Young to Make a Difference!

The students at Inter-Lakes Middle High School are making a difference one pair of socks, one dollar and one hour of service at a time! Students in the freshman American and State Government class were asked on the first day of school: How will you make a difference this year in our community? Students reflected on […]


Students from across the county descend on Manchester for College Convention 2020!

On January 5, 2020 New England College (NEC) will once again host College Convention. Since 2000, every four years, the college brings together college students from all over the country, and sometimes the world, for this once-in-a-lifetime political event to give the next generation of voters the opportunity to come face-to-face with the people, issues, and process that shape […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Tuition Reimbursement

Pursuing a college degree while working a full- or part-time job is more common than you think. Nearly 30 percent of undergraduate students in the U.S. are over the age of 25 and finishing a degree after entering the workforce. Balancing your career with college coursework introduces a range of complexities, both personal and financial; […]