Ann Marie Banfield: When the College Board hired a political operative as their President, that brought with it the possibility of more politicization and indoctrination.
Ann Marie Banfield: The protections New Hampshire put in place to protect children’s privacy are at risk of being removed for testing vendors’ convenience.
The Attorney General should call a halt to educational data mining activities, and force compliance with all privacy laws for the protection of our children in New Hampshire.
Ann Marie Banfield: Parents want to know that their children can compute math problems.They are not sending their children to school for mental health evaluations, especially without parental knowledge or consent.
HB 542 was passed a few years ago in New Hampshire. Below is the law parents can cite when requesting a change in materials that are assigned to their children. If your child is not learning from the academic content the school is providing, please consider requesting a change in the materials. For instance, if […]
Yesterday New Hampshire Education Commissioner Virginia Barry testified against HB 1508, a Common Core repeal bill being discussed in the House Education Committee. I wanted to address some of what she said. 1. She says this takes away local control. NO it does not. IF this bill passes, it stops the STATE’s participation in the […]
New Hampshire was granted a waiver from the Federal “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) Act this week. According to Gov. Maggie Hassan’s press release she said: “New Hampshire is now free to pursue more effective and innovative ways to address the needs of all our students and prepare them for the jobs of the 21st […]