Manchester School District http://nhpr.org en Manchester Common Core Vote Postponed http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-common-core-vote-postponed <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A key Manchester Board of School committee vote on how to implement federal Common Core standards has been delayed.&nbsp; The state adopted the Common Core in 2010, which outlines what students should know before passing each grade. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:18:14 +0000 Amanda Loder 35108 at http://nhpr.org Manchester Mayor Unveils Budget Proposal http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-mayor-unveils-budget-proposal <p>Mayor Gatsas&nbsp;unveiled his budget for fiscal year 2014, which raises taxes and allots more funding to schools.</p><p></p><p>Gatsas' budget pushes for the maximum amount of new revenue allowed under the city's tax cap. That's just more than a two-percent increase.</p><p></p><p>The bulk of new revenue would go towards bolstering the city's school system, which has experienced layoffs and overcrowding in recent years.</p><p>Gatsas was optimistic that the budget could be hammered out before the city's June deadline, but acknowledged it would be a difficult process:</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:57:41 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 22261 at http://nhpr.org Manchester Mayor Unveils Budget Proposal Hooksett And Manchester School Boards To Hash It Out http://nhpr.org/post/hooksett-and-manchester-school-boards-hash-it-out <P>The Hooksett School board voted recently to begin negotiating an early withdrawal from Manchester High Schools. Tonight will be the first, joint school board session between Hooksett and Manchester. And talks are expected to start on bitter terms. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Ryan Lessard 16864 at http://nhpr.org Manchester Fights To Keep Students From Hooksett, Candia http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-fights-keep-students-hooksett-candia <P>Manchester school officials dealing with a teacher shortage and overcrowded classrooms may soon face the loss of high school students from neighboring towns. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:38:04 +0000 Ryan Lessard 14127 at http://nhpr.org Manchester Fights To Keep Students From Hooksett, Candia