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2012 News Releases

November 21, 2012 The NH State Board of Education Votes Unanimously to Endorse the Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) Network Position Statement
October 9, 2012 August "Gus" Carlson, a music teacher at Adeline C. Marston School in Hampton, surprised with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award
October 1, 2012 Heidi Welch Named 2013 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year
September 21, 2012 Three New Hampshire Schools Selected As Blue Ribbon Award Winners By U.S. Department Of Education
September 17, 2012 Governor John H. Lynch Declares September Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in NH
September 6, 2012 Governor Lynch Announces New Hampshire Seeks Waiver From Provisions of No Child Left Behind
August 28, 2012 The New Hampshire Department of Education is about to seek an Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Waiver
August 23, 2012 State Board of Education Names Three To Professional Standards Board (PSB)
August 14, 2012 Dr. Richard A. Gustafson Appointed as Director of the Division of Higher Education – Higher Education Commission
August 2, 2012 Local Educators Attend Google Edu “Boot Camp” To Learn Innovative Instructional Strategies
July 31, 2012 Status of Higher Education in New Hampshire Report
July 23, 2012 New Geographic Information System (GIS) Partnership Brings
State-of-the-Art Tools to New Hampshire Educators
June 20, 2012 2011 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Recipients Announced
June 13, 2012 NH Education Department Approved For $5 Million To Bolster Innovative Student Data Collection, Analysis System
June 11, 2012 World Affairs Council of New Hampshire Selects Four State Teachers for Program in Turkey
Teachers will travel to Turkey from July 10 to July 24 and create educational programs for their classrooms and the community upon their return
May 10, 2012 New Hampshire Joins Nine Other States and Jurisdictions as the Top Performers on the
2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress Science Assessment
May 1, 2012

New Hampshire Receives the Education Commission of the States (ECS)
Frank Newman Award for State Innovation and the announcement of the “Commissioner’s Circle of Excellence” Recipients

April 3, 2012 Release of the 2012 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Reports
March 19, 2012 Three Schools Selected to Represent New Hampshire at Regional Conference on High School Innovation
February 21, 2012 GED Tests Set to Change in 2014 - All GED candidates are urged to complete GED testing as soon as possible
February 16, 2012 Pittsfield School District Awarded $2 Million Grant from Nellie Mae Education Foundation to Implement Student Centered Learning in Schools
February 13, 2012 New Hampshire Will Pursue an Independent Accountability System - The Department Will Not Submit a Request for Federal Flexibility Waiver
January 31, 2012 New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) Fall 2011 Test Results Released
January 30, 2012 Governor Lynch Proclaims February 1, 2012 as Digital Learning Day in New Hampshire
January 20, 2012 New Hampshire Continues To Have One of the Lowest Dropout Rates
In The Nation
January 19, 2012 Adult Education for College and Work - 1,329 Students Graduate
January 5, 2012 2011 NH Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results Released

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