Charter Funding http://nhpr.org en Charter Schools Grow Despite Political Headwinds http://nhpr.org/post/charter-schools-grow-despite-political-headwinds <p></p><p>Today the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed a budget that doesn’t fund $2.5 million for new charter schools. If that policy stands it would be mean a de facto, two-year moratorium on charter schools. It’s a move that was met with surprise and confusion by charter school advocates. But to understand the decision takes knowing something about the long, political history of charter schools.</p><p></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 09:30:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 24837 at http://nhpr.org Charter Schools Grow Despite Political Headwinds Funding Fix For Charters Headed Toward Finish Line http://nhpr.org/post/funding-fix-charters-headed-toward-finish-line <p></p><p>The New Hampshire House of Representatives has passed a bill that would end what has been called a moratorium on new charter schools. T<span style="line-height: 1.5;">he bill still has a way to go before it is law, but charters in the pipeline could still open in time for next school year.</span></p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:27:34 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 23182 at http://nhpr.org Funding Fix For Charters Headed Toward Finish Line Charter School Funding Fix Slipped Through The Cracks http://nhpr.org/post/charter-school-funding-fix-slipped-through-cracks <p></p><p>New Charter schools hoping to open next fall will likely have to wait a while longer before they can submit their applications to the state. A proposal to fix the charter school funding problem was delayed in the legislative shuffle.</p><p>According to the Attorney General’s office, the Department of Education can’t approve any new charter schools until a budget has been passed.&nbsp;That means a number of schools that were hoping to open in the fall, are hanging in limbo: unsure if they’ll have time to apply</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:33:32 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 20277 at http://nhpr.org