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“Non-binary” on School Records (HB 1163)

Cornerstone Action takes a cautionary position on HB 1163. We believe that in its current form, it invites potential unintended negative consequences for the student. HB 1163 is a requirement to update school documents and software to include the option of identifying a student as non-binary. While we appreciate this is a natural result of recently-enacted legislation, we don’t believe “non-binary” should replace biological …

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N.H. House Early Action Could Advance Educational Choice Measure

When the New Hampshire House convenes in the first week of January in 2018, SB 193 will be on the agenda, establishing education savings accounts for the benefit of New Hampshire children meeting eligibility requirements. This educational choice measure survived a 10-9 vote in the House Education Committee, with the bipartisan majority recommending that the bill ought to pass with amendment (OTP/A). Cornerstone is urging …

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Education Choice Bill Advances on Bipartisan Vote

New Hampshire families just got a vote of confidence, as the House Education Committee narrowly recommended “ought to pass as amended” on SB 193. This important school-choice measure will go to the full House in January. The bipartisan vote was 10-9. Cornerstone commends the legislators who put kids first with this vote.  Of special note are Reps. Rick Ladd (R-Haverhill, 603-989-3268, ladd.nhhouse@charter.net) and Glenn …

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Governor Sununu Signs Parental Rights Measure (HB 103, 2017)

Shannon McGinley, Cornerstone board member, released this statement today following Governor Chris Sununu’s signing of HB 103. Today, parents in New Hampshire applaud Governor Sununu’s signing of HB 103. The law will support parental rights by requiring school districts to notify parents when the sensitive topic of sex education will be covered.  Parents all over New Hampshire overwhelmingly support transparency and notification regarding curriculum in all areas, …

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