school funding http://nhpr.org en North Country SAUs Looking For Ways To Share And Save http://nhpr.org/post/north-country-saus-looking-ways-share-and-save <p>Facing tighter budgets North Country school districts&nbsp;are participating in a task force exploring ways they can cooperate and save money.</p><p>There are two broad goals, said Wayne Gersen, the former superintendent of the Hanover school district, who is heading up the group.</p><p>One is to give students more educational opportunities, perhaps by having SAUs share teachers in areas such as music, art or even special-education testing.</p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:04:14 +0000 Chris Jensen 2115 at http://nhpr.org North Country SAUs Looking For Ways To Share And Save Senate Adopts School Funding Amendment http://nhpr.org/post/senate-adopts-school-funding-amendment <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The New Hampshire Senate has approved a constitutional amendment to give the state more leeway in how it distributes school aid.&nbsp;</p><p>The amendment would make it easier for lawmakers to target money&nbsp;to poorer communities but not explicitly undue the Claremont rulings that require the state to fund an adequate education for every child. After the vote Governor Lynch described the proposal as &ldquo;a significant milestone.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 21:44:07 +0000 Josh Rogers 1934 at http://nhpr.org