AFSC's and WNHN's Maggie Fogarty and Grace Kindeke review this years' procedures and access to the legislature, with the presidents of New Hampshire's two education unions.
Bills to be watching this week:
HB1255 -teacher loyalty bill
HB1015 -prepost curriculum
HB1632 - teaching of history
HB1261 - native American mascots
HB1100- unlicensed immigrants
HB1266 - regulation of border patrol
SB308 - ag workers drivers' license
Megan Tuttle, president of the NEA-NH
17000 members of NEA-NH wants the best for students and educators.
Deb Howes, president of the AFT-NH
3600 members of AFT-NH do too.
Over 100 education bills...
Banned concepts act; legal arena: lawsuits
Critical thinking skills?
Classroom discussions are not happening.
Intent vs. impact of education bills.
Books that have long been part of curriculum effectively banned.
Educators' livelihoods at risk.
Tax credit voucher.
Covid-19 layers of mitigation questioned by legislature & state board of education.
masks. vaccination. remote learning...
Cooperative school districts disbanded?