Why is NH still waiting for a school-funding fix?
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Recently, reports of New Hampshire being in the top 10 states for personal income came out, repeating many recent years in which our state is among the highest in the nation. This year, New Hampshire was seventh, with Rockingham County leading the way.
At the same time, the disproportionate ability of school districts to pay for education, which is based primarily on the local property tax, was brought home in a meeting of the Save Our Schools group in Manchester, one of a series being held across the state. It was a stark contrast to the personal income report.