Date: 
Nov 25, 2015

Rep. Deanna Rollo (D-Rollinsford) is sponsoring a 2016 bill that requires all charter school teachers to have a "valid New Hampshire teaching credential." 

Current law states that only 50% of a charter school's teachers must be certified or have three years teaching experience.

Date: 
Jan 15, 2016

Rep. Katherine Rogers is sponsoring a 2016 bill that would provide a $100,000 death benefit for school employees killed while working.

Date: 
Feb 22, 2016

Last week, the House Education Committee voted against a bill that would have increased the standards for charter school teachers.

HB 1120 would require all charter school teachers to have a "valid New Hampshire teaching credential." 

Date: 
Mar 24, 2016

On Tuesday, March 23, the House defeated HB 1120, a bill which would require all teaching staff of a chartered public school ​​​​to possess a valid New Hampshire teaching credential.

Currently, state law requires that a minimum of 50 percent of teachers at a chartered public school must have either New Hampshire​ ​certification or at least 3 years of teaching experience.

Date: 
Mar 31, 2016

On Tuesday, March 29 the U.S. Supreme Court announced they were split four-to-four in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a case about the ability of unions to collect dues.  That essentially puts the case on hold until a ninth justice is appointed.

Date: 
May 13, 2016

According to a report by WalletHub, New Hampshire ranked 15th in the nation in 2015 for quality of education. Massachusetts topped the list, while Alaska ranked last.

Date: 
May 25, 2016

On Friday, May 20 Gov. Maggie Hassan signed SB 152, a bill that expands the information included in background checks for school employees and volunteers.

Date: 
Dec 18, 2016

Earlier this week, Colorado's Hanover school district voted in favor of allowing staff and teachers to carry concealed firearms while at school. The district joins several across the country that have authorized similar measures in recent years.

Those wishing to carry a weapon will need to apply and receive training.

Date: 
Jan 28, 2017

Next Thursday, February 2 the House of Representatives will vote on a bill that would require all charter school teachers to have a valid New Hampshire teaching credential.

Under current law, only 50% of charter school teachers must be certified.

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