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Alert! Tuesday April 23, NH Education needs you!

Next week, on Tuesday, April 23 at 9:30am, the Senate Education Committee will be holding a public hearing (and possibly voting) on HB 1656, which increases State funding for special education. 

Use our advocacy tool to email the committee with one click and tell them to support this increase to State funding for special education.

HB 1656 increases the State’s total differentiated aid for special education by $17.5 million. It also introduces levels of need to this part of the adequacy formula, so the State will provide more money for students with more intensive needs. 

Twelve Communication Traps Democrats and Progressives Must Avoid

For progressives to succeed in taking back this country, we must stay true to our values and communicate them effectively. To accomplish this, we need to be aware of the traps that have often tripped up Democrats and progressives in the past. Here are the twelve traps to avoid as we make our case to restore an America that is true to its best principles.