Public School http://nhpr.org en The Common Core: Coming To A School Near You http://nhpr.org/post/common-core-coming-school-near-you <p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">New Hampshire is among some forty states to adopt this more rigorous set of standards for math and language arts in public schools. But just as this bi-partisan effort becomes reality, the system is facing some backlash from both the right and left. Sat, 18 May 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 27711 at http://nhpr.org The Common Core: Coming To A School Near You Four New Schools Opening This Week http://nhpr.org/post/four-new-schools-opening-week <p>For most New Hampshire students Tuesday or&nbsp;Wednesday is <a href="http://www.education.nh.gov/data/documents/mr_calendar12_13.pdf">the first day of school</a>.&nbsp;For some New Hampshire schools “day-one” really is day-one.</p><p>For those&nbsp;kids headed starting classes tomorrow, like Andrew Pollak, emotions are mixed.</p><p>"It’s gonna be scary but fun," says Pollock, "because who knows what’s gonna happen tomorrow, it could be anything!"</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 21:07:42 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 11691 at http://nhpr.org Four New Schools Opening This Week