Search Result for: New Hampshire


Adequacy Plaintiffs Win Summary Judgement in new hampshire

...me of posting, but may require registration or expire over time. The plaintiff school districts in new hampshire's current adequacy lawsuit, Londonderry School District v. State, have won summary judgment before a state superior court. In his ruling, Justice William Groff said that the legislature was failing its constitutional educational duty because it had not defined an adequate education, determined its cost, funded it, or ensured its delivery to new hampshire students as directed in an ea...
Date: 2006-04-01

Info Session for Rural AmeriCorps: Maine, new hampshire, Vermont

...time. The Great Strides Rural Education Corps places volunteers in rural schools throughout Maine, new hampshire, and northern Vermont. Get more information about In-Person meetings and a November 25th web-based meeting at www.goodwillnne.org/jobs/americorps/. Read more from the November 2013 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2013-11-20

RSFN-Extras: new hampshire Funding Lawsuit Dismissed

...e over time, and may require free registration for access. The state Supreme Court has said that new hampshire is doing enough to meet its constitutional obligations and dismissed the 17-year-old Londonderry school funding case. The adequacy case had proven successful in forcing systemic change for the rural districts and other plaintiffs who claimed that the Legislature was failing its educational duties because it had not defined an adequate education, determined the cost, funded it, or ens...
Date: 2008-11-06

Child Poverty Highest Among Rural African-Americans and Rural Single Mothers

...e in poverty than children in suburban or central city communities. A brief from the University of new hampshire’s Carsey Institute reports that one in five young rural white children, two in five young rural Hispanic children, and one in two young rural African-American children live in poverty. That compares to central city poverty rates of 45.3% for young African-American children, 40.4% for young Hispanic children, and 22.2% for young white children. Poverty is defined in 2009 as $21,...
Date: 2010-10-27

Fact and Figures About States Where More Than One-Third of All Students Are Enrolled in Rural Districts

...ird of all students attend school in a rural district in the following states (in ascending order): new hampshire, Montana, Georgia, Iowa, North Dakota, West Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Kentucky, South Dakota, Alabama, and North Carolina. In addition more than half of all students attend school in a rural district in Mississippi (56.5% of all students); Maine (57.2%), and Vermont (57.5%). Source: Why Rural Matters 2013–2014. Read more from the December 2014 Rural Pol...
Date: 2014-12-17

Fact and Figures: 16 States With High Rural Student Populations

... Alabama (39.7%), Tennessee (38.7%), North Dakota (38.6%), Kentucky (38.5%), West Virginia (37.6%), new hampshire (35.8%), Arkansas (35.5%), Georgia (34.8%), Iowa (34.3%), and Montana (33.9%). (Why Rural Matters, 2011–12. Data source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Universe, 2008–09.)   Read more from the August 2012 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2012-08-27

Facts and Figures About Rural Students of Color

...he total number of rural students of color more than double between 1995-96 and 2004-05? Answer: new hampshire (165.8%); Iowa (154.7%); Illinois (134.9%); Missouri (120.2%); Vermont (119.0%); Pennsylvania (118.4%); Nebraska (118.1%); Maine (107.5%); Kansas (103.8%); Utah (102.8%); Oregon (102.3%); and Indiana (1.2.0%). Read more from the January 2009 Rural Policy Matters.  ...
Date: 2009-01-02

Facts and Figures About States That Have More Than Half Their Schools in Rural Communities

...laska (65.5%); Nebraska (59.6%); Wyoming (57.0%); Arkansas (54.2%); Iowa (54.2%); Oklahoma (52.5%); new hampshire (51.9%); Alabama (51.6%); and West Virginia (51.4%).   (Source: Why Rural Matters, 2009, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Universe, 2006–07.) Read more from the July 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-07-23

Facts and Figures About States Where at Least Half of the Rural Districts Are Smaller Than the National Rural Median

...Dakota, Vermont, Nebraska, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Maine, Alaska, California, new hampshire, Oregon, Kansas, Arizona, Missouri, Idaho, Washington, Illinois, Massachusetts and Texas. Source: Why Rural Matters 2013–2014. Read more from the November 2014 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2014-11-24

Facts and Figures about States With Most Schools in Rural Places

....1%), Arkansas (55.2%), Oklahoma (53.9%), West Virginia (53.4%), Iowa (53.2%), Mississippi (51.2%), new hampshire (51.0%), and North Carolina (50.2%). In addition, more than 49% of schools are located in rural areas in Kentucky (49.8%), Kansas (49.8%), and Alabama (49.1%). Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Universe, 2006-07. In Why Rural Matters 2011-12. Read more from the June 2012 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2012-06-25

Facts and Figures: States That Spend More Than $7,000 on Instruction for Each Rural Student

...oming ($9,333), New Jersey ($8,783), Vermont ($8,651), Connecticut ($8,604), Rhode Island ($8,438), new hampshire ($7,899), Massachusetts ($7,473), and Maryland ($7,095). (Why Rural Matters, 2011–12. Data source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Universe, 2008–09.)   Read more from the April 2013 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2013-04-12

Half of U.S. Students Eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch

...re eligible for the program in 2013. In nineteen additional states, rates were between 40% and 49%. new hampshire’s rate of 27% was the lowest in the nation. Mississippi at 71% and New Mexico at 68% were the highest. Several national media outlets covered “A New Majority,” and in some cases the language got a little imprecise and equated free lunch participation with poverty. It was a predictable error given the measure’s long use as a poverty stand-in. But free/reduced...
Date: 2015-01-28

Investing in Innovation (i3) Grant

...is builds on very innovative work that has been accomplished in a number of rural schools in Maine, new hampshire, and Vermont that have implemented performance-based initiatives. Read more    Rural School Innovations Webinar Series: Building Assets-Reducing Risks The Search Institute's "Building Assets-Reducing Risks (BARR) Program: Replication and Expansion of an Effective Strategy to Turn Around Low-Achieving Schools" was the focus of the third Rural School and Communit...
Date: 2013-03-25

It's Complicated... Why What's Rural Matters

...Frankfort, KY, pop. 25,527; Helena, Montana, pop. 28,190; Juneau, Alaska, pop. 31,275; and Concord, new hampshire, pop. 42,695;   Keep reading to understand why. So where does this leave rural schools and communities? Funding and policy are often governed by if and how rural is defined, a solid understanding of the characteristics of rural places can enable policies to serve rural communities, their schools, and their students more effectively. Tapping rural potential and addressing ru...
Date: 2013-11-21

New Film on Positive Effects of PBIS

...r expire over time. The filmmaker in residence at the Institute on Disability at the University of new hampshire has created a documentary, “Who Cares About Kelsey?” to illustrate the challenges for students who have emotional and behavioral disabilities and the importance of including them in regular classrooms and learning settings. The lead character in the film has ADHD and has suffered from homelessness and substance abuse. When a new school leadership team implements Positive...
Date: 2012-10-29