PNS Daily News - February 22, 2017
We’re covering stories from across the nation including: new immigration policies released by the Trump administration; Obama’s transgender student bathroom rules could be reversed; and some senators weigh-in on the U.S. Supreme Court nominee.
CONCORD, N.H. — The cost of child care is taking an ever-growing slice out of the family budgets of Granite State residents with young kids, and local advocates say the next state budget needs to do more to help them make ends meet. Child care currently takes up about a third of a New Hampsh
CONCORD, N.H. - As New Hampshire students take pride in earning their high school diplomas, a new report ranks the state in the top 10 for graduation rates. New Hampshire ranks sixth in the U.S. in the new report, Building a Grad Nation. Lead author and senior education adviser Jennifer DePaoli
CONCORD, N.H. - A two-generation approach, is what a new report says is needed to help New Hampshire families and others across the nation break the cycle of poverty. Ellen Fineberg, executive director with New Hampshire Kids Count, says the report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation recommends be
CONCORD, N.H. - A new report offers some lessons about early reading skills - and the big picture is that the majority of fourth-graders in the state are not up to speed when it really matters. Research shows that fourth grade is a key time for students to be performing at grade level, said Ellen F
CONCORD, N.H. - Organizers say they expect thousands to gather outside the State House at noon today to call for the House and Senate to scrap a budget proposal that contains deep cuts to social service agencies. They say the cuts would do serious damage to New Hampshire's "safety net." Educators,
CONCORD, N.H. - School is back in full swing in New Hampshire and that also means the annual battle against germs has begun. Schools are often called "breeding grounds" for viruses and bacteria, and with concern about H1N1 this year and no vaccine for the so-called swine flu available until sometime